Claudia Blakemore, laughing with Howard Foreman of Louisiana and Audrey Cumby of Texas, has a lucrative business in souvenirs. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Claudia Blakemore, laughing with Howard Foreman of Louisiana and Audrey Cumby of Texas, has a lucrative business in souvenirs. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)