Parachutes will soar into Mariposa

This scene shows the parachute team jumping above the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Submitted photoEvery year, the Mariposa Butterfly Festival is one of the biggest draws in the county.
This year, the event’s parade will be spiced up by the addition of a world famous professional parachuting group.
Team Fastrax will be performing four times over Butterfly Festival weekend, said Gene Newsom, manager.
The team will perform twice on Saturday and twice on Sunday.
The first jump will be one of...

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