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Windsurfers line up for the start of a race during the 2009 Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival. Lake Okabena's low shoreline combines with the area's high wind frequency to make ideal conditions for windsurfing. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)

Worthington's great lake: Lake Okabena is community's playground

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WORTHINGTON -- By people who live in and around Worthington, it is most often referred to as just "the lake."

As in, "Let's walk around the lake," "Take the road around the lake," or "I live on the lake."

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at http://lagniappe.areavoices.com/.  
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