Alexandra Casper, 4 years old.

Pictured here: Alexandra Casper, 4 years old

Submitted by: Her parents, Michelle and Mark Casper

The backstory from Michelle: "A moment of joy captured by our photographer (Coley & Co.) as Alexandra rolled down the hill at our home with her Daddy! Giggles and laughter abound. "

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