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Youth crafts fair comes to Duxbury

Beni DiVasta may have resolved an enduring hair-tie problem. Her solution: using fold-over elastic to create a stylish hair tie that looks good on your wrist and doesn’t leave a bump in the back of your head.

Beni, who turned 16 this month, started making and selling the hair ties to get herself to Disney World on a school trip in March. At $1 apiece, the Duxbury student made $200 the first week she sold them in school. With

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