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Asa Alfstad, 8, tries to squirt his sister Serena, 9, as she sprays him with water from her own bottle.

Not realizing his water bottle is empty, 8-year-old Asa Alfstad, left, of Fruita tries to squirt his sister, Serena, 9, as she sprays him with water from her own bottle at Sherwood Park this afternoon.

The pair, along with two of their younger siblings, were at the park with their grandmother, Gail Erman of Palisade, who commented that the park was halfway between their two Grand Valley homes.

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