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Junior entrepreneur at work with Lobtail Lemonade stand


Caleb Vierkant / Wrangell Sentinel

Jonah Hurst, 8, runs Lobtail Lemonade, and already is looking ahead. "I was thinking, sooner or later, I'm going to start instead of just a little stand, when I'm older I'm going to make a big store to sell lots of lemonade stuff."

"Mostly what I do, when I'm not busy, is I mostly sit inside and ... just think about what I'm going to do," Jonah Hurst said.

Jonah, 8 years old, is the young entrepreneur behind Jonah's Lobtail Lemonade, a lemonade stand he set up along the driveway at Panhandle Trailer Court. Jonah said the name came from the whales that swim around Wrangell Island, sometimes beating the top of the water with their tails.

With his lemonade stand, he is making money and learning more about running a business.

He first ran the stand about three years ago, he said, for Lemonade Day. His dad built him the st...

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