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Where 'neighbor' is a verb

 


When I was ten years old, a tornado came through and wrecked our farm.

The three-hundred-year-old Cathedral Pines crashed down all around us, ruining fence lines and clipping the barn.  I remember seeing the apple trees my great grandfather planted get uprooted and fly horizontally through the air.  No lives were lost, human or livestock, but it took months and months to get back on our feet. Friends and neighbors pitched in all summer long helping with cleanup.  

That tornado taught me some valuable things about rural, small town living.  When you need help, your neighbors pitch...



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