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Photo by: T.J. KIRKPATRICK

Mark Grapin, an Army National Guard chief warrant officer, at right, talks with attorneys Mark Shaffer, from left, and Grayson Hanes, who volunteered their time to help Grapin with testimony before the Fairfax County Board of Zoning and Appeals in support of an ordinance that would allow him to keep a treehouse in his front yard, in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 30, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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