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Brinda Grapin and her sons Sean, 9, (left) and Eric, 11, leave the Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on Wednesday after being granted permission to keep a treehouse they built in their front yard in Falls Church. An initial hearing in September rebuffed the family's attempt to keep the structure, but they won a variance on appeal. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

Brinda Grapin and her sons Sean, 9, (left) and Eric, 11, leave the Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on Wednesday after being granted permission to keep a treehouse they built in their front yard in Falls Church. An initial hearing in September rebuffed the family's attempt to keep the structure, but they won a variance on appeal. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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