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Summer Road Trip: Freestyle

Grow where you have been planted.

A 100-foot high Cottonwood tree grows at the intersection of two gravel roads in rural Iowa. It’s near the small town of Atlantic, about halfway between Des Moines and Omaha, Neb.

It is a local landmark, and signs are pointing toward the intersection. According to local legend, a surveyor stuck…

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James Jordan

James Jordan

Teller of tales, many of which are actually true. Award-winning journalist, and the William Allen White Award for reporting.