20150417 - First Communion (SN) - nwherald

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Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Second-grader Ally Bourne, 8, of McHenry sings a song with her classmates after receiving her first communion during school mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg Friday, April 17, 2015. Traditionally, girls wear a white dress on their first communion, which is a symbol of purity and a reminder of their Baptism.