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Youth center raises, releases painted lady butterflies

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Youth Center students and faculty release painted lady butterflies June 29 after being grown from a crystalisis stage as part of a summer science project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Bendet)