They arrive in plenty of new neighborhoods in Lynden, but their dress? Old country Dutch, right down to the traditional wooden shoes.
“Lynden is really Holland without a passport,” said Ada Voskuilen, who, along with Vigi Diephuis, have been greeting new residents to Lynden for 25 years.
They are tipped off by realtors or neighbors, and soon the duo comes knocking on the doors of newcomers with baskets of goodies.
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