Maryland Celebrates First Day Of Spring
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
After snow and more snow, East Coasters were really ready for the first day of spring. In Maryland, where blizzards brought record snows, yacht clubs have a tradition of bidding so-long to winter by burning their socks. On a warm and sunny day in Annapolis, hundreds threw them into a fire. A sailing club in Baltimore broke with the tradition and took a less fiery approach. Members socked it to a sock-shaped pinata and sent a boatload of their socks to charity.
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