Erika Ventura, left, lifts her son, James Ventura, out of a swing at Northgate Park as her husband Jonathan Ventura holds their daughter, Eva, on Wednesday Aug. 16, 2017, in Durham, NC. Erika and James have been coming to this park since they were kids themselves. “Now we have our children here who would’ve thought,” Erika said, having moved to the Northgate Park neighborhood seven years ago. Casey Toth ctoth@heraldsun.com
Erika Ventura, left, lifts her son, James Ventura, out of a swing at Northgate Park as her husband Jonathan Ventura holds their daughter, Eva, on Wednesday Aug. 16, 2017, in Durham, NC. Erika and James have been coming to this park since they were kids themselves. “Now we have our children here who would’ve thought,” Erika said, having moved to the Northgate Park neighborhood seven years ago. Casey Toth ctoth@heraldsun.com

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