Atkinson watches filming of Pepper and Friends

September 18, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT
Elle Saitta, right, and Claire Park shed some tears on the set of Pepper and Friends on Wednesday. Nancy Atkinson and her autistic son, Chris, in the back row, have been coming to the show for 12 years, and Chris has been able to help with the crew behind the scenes. This Friday is the final airing of Pepper and Friends before it is dropped from the KOMU lineup.

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