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  • ​Ethan Dean got to live his dream of being a garbage man for a day

    ​Ethan Dean ,6, got to live his dream of being a garbage man for a day. The Make A Wish Foundation made his wish come true in the city of Sacramento on July 26. A few hundred people cheered him on at multiple stops and the state capitol.

​Ethan Dean ,6, got to live his dream of being a garbage man for a day. The Make A Wish Foundation made his wish come true in the city of Sacramento on July 26. A few hundred people cheered him on at multiple stops and the state capitol. Erasmo Martinez The Sacramento Bee
​Ethan Dean ,6, got to live his dream of being a garbage man for a day. The Make A Wish Foundation made his wish come true in the city of Sacramento on July 26. A few hundred people cheered him on at multiple stops and the state capitol. Erasmo Martinez The Sacramento Bee
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