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Updated: 01/06/2013 07:59:59AM

It started with a ladder, says Apple Seeds’ new owner

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PHOTO BY MARY CANNADAY


Samantha Bayarr is the new owner of Apple Seeds home decor shop on Main Street. A longtime customer of the shop under former owner Betty Wetherington, The Wetheringtons had put the shop up for sale, and Bayarr says the way that she became the new owner involved a miracle of sorts.

PHOTO BY MARY CANNADAY


Samantha Bayarr is the new owner of Apple Seeds home decor shop on Main Street. Bayarr was a longtime customer of the shop under former owner Betty Wetherington, The Wetheringtons had put the shop up for sale, and Bayarr says the way that she became the new owner involved a miracle of sorts.

PHOTO BY MARY CANNADAY


Samantha Bayarr is the new owner of Apple Seeds home decor shop on Main Street. A longtime customer of the shop under former owner Betty Wetherington, The Wetheringtons had put the shop up for sale, and Bayarr says the way that she became the new owner involved a miracle of sorts.

By MARY CANNADAY

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Samantha Bayarr didn’t know why she was drawn to the antique orchard ladder above the counter at Apple Seeds, a longtime home decor shop on Main Street. A frequent patron of the store, Bayarr asked owner Betty Wetherington if she could buy the ladder, and Wetherington replied that the one in the store was not for sale but she and her husband could find another.

“I had no real use for it; I couldn’t even fit it in my car, with it being about 15 feet tall. Something just told me to take it home,” said Bayarr.

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