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Flash mob takes over Veterans Park

Kerstin Heuer, right, records as Bec Dent, left, and more than 100 other people broke out into dance in downtown Red Deer Thursday afternoon.



Kerstin Heuer, right, records as Bec Dent, left, and more than 100 other people broke out into dance in downtown Red Deer Thursday afternoon. With Pharrell Williams hit song ‘Happy’ blasting out on Ross Street, Veterans Park became a very happy place indeed, with dancers young and old getting in on the fun. Heuer, the flash mob organizer, is holding a number of the events, including one more today at the Golden Circle at 1 p.m. A video compilation of the various flash mobs is expected to be released soon after the last mob is shot. See related video at bprda.wpengine.com.

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