Family affair


Charlou Larronde, 86, who has lived on Carbon Beach for 56 years, recently took her family of 21 people, including three daughters, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, on a Tahitian cruise to six islands. She is pictured here with her great-grandchildren (from left) Conner Truitt, 4, Tegan Truitt, 8, Mariah Morris-Larronde, 8, Ciela Kristeen Stark, 6, Thane Stark, 4 and Riley Truitt, 6.