Elinore Duren, age 2.

Pictured here: Elinore Duren, age 2

Submitted by: Her grandmother Lin Duren and her mother Marissa Duren

The backstory from Lin: This is "Elinore… after a fun time - and painted face - at Montrose Elementary School celebrating the End of the Bexley Summer Reading event: she listed 86 books read!"

SPONSORED BY: COLUMBUS ACADEMY

-------------------------------------------------- 2015 WIN THE COVER

With the September issue, we have now completed the submission period for the 2015 Win the Cover contest, and all submissions received since Aug. 10 are eligible for the 2016 Win the Cover contest. Stay tuned to ColumbusParent.com: We'll be announcing who the finalists are on Sept. 10 and opening the online voting phase of the contest, which will run until Oct. 10. After that, our editorial team will select the overall winner from the top five vote-getters, and that winner will be photographed and featured on our December cover.

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