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By Ana Ramirez
Victoria Advocate 

Love of llamas becomes way of life for South Texas family


RAISIN, Texas (AP) — Seven-year-old Bailey Becak wears black rain boots and sticks her tongue out while pulling a green cart of llama feed. She and her two siblings recently visited their grandparents, Shirley and Robert Hillyer, and their 13 llamas in Raisin.

The Victoria Advocate ( ) reports the Hillyers acquired their first taste for llama in 2000, when they were at an exotic pet auction. Focused on keeping an eye on their children, Shirley Hillyer didn't notice her husband bidding on what he thought was a llama.

"It turned out that it was a guanaco, which is like...

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