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Babies, Books and Beyond

During the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California on a warm Sunday afternoon in April, First 5 LA provided many grateful parents with a breastfeeding booth, kids’ activities and diaper-changing area. It was First 5 LA’s 8th year at the event, which drew about 150,000 people. Check out a few of photos from the event: 

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