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Each year for more than 35 years, a mother duck takes up residence in the Village Care Center courtyard at Friendship Village Chesterfield, much to the delight of residents. Residents Barbara Windt, Ruth Miller and Margaret Maris, along with social worker Jami Roberts, watch as the mother and her nine ducklingsprovide amusement, therapy and theater in exchange for a makeshift swimming pool and grain