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JP Naumes enters his son Tobias Naumes, 9 months, in the prettiest hair category of the annual Pear Blossom Baby Contest at the Rogue Valley Mall in Medford on Saturday. - Jamie Lusch / Mail Tribune

All smiles for Pear Blossom

Little tykes of all stripes, moods and hairdos spent their Saturday morning being primped, coddled and cajoled for the 33rd annual Pear Blossom Baby Contest at the Rogue Valley Mall. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Medford, the contest raises money for local nonprofit organizations that help women and girls. Winners ride in the annual Pear Blossom Parade starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, in downtown Medford.

Here are this year’s winners:

Baby Blossom: Gabriella Kern, daughter of Kyle Kern

Baby Bud: Antoine Williams, son of Corina Kirklin

Bluest Eyes: Aurora Nell, daughter of Kayla Knight and Sean Nell

Darkest Eyes: Aurora Hernandez, daughter of Natalie Hernandez

Prettiest Hair: Yashvi Mahajan, child of Pawani Sachar and Vipul Mahajan

Chubbiest: Cash Sather, child of Alexis Ewen

Quickest Smile, Girl: Avalynn Hellman, daughter of Mendy and Jeff Hellman

Quickest Smile, Boy: Carlo Lindahl, son of Rosa Wear

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