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Crosses with inspirational messages hang on a wall at the Come Up Higher Christian Gifts & Books store which is opening on Sept. 24th in downtown Akron. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Joanne Urbany, (left) owner of the Come Up Higher Christian Gifts & Books store, works with her daughter, Joanna, at the downtown store in preparation for its opening on Sept. 24th. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
The entrance to the Come Up Higher Christian Gifts & Books that owner Joanne Urbany is preparing for its opening on Sept. 24th in downtown Akron. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
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