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Sep 6, 2012 - Where Mom's Family Began in America in 1892

I want to start off with a correction we learned about from our friends John and Marilu, who are also traveling. In my blog about the "Endless Prairie" we thought the several rows of corn that had been left in the fields after harvest were to catch the snow for winter moisture but we were wrong. John and Marilu talked to a farmer along the way and learned that the rows are left in the field for the Insurance Adjusters to evaluate the crop and what the drought had done to them. As you can imagine with so much of the country being in a...

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