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Childhood sandpit still has magic

Matt has this week off so we are reprinting a classic that appeared spring, 2007
This is a fish story, but unlike some, this one is not prone to embellishment. Not one bit. And it goes like this.
The home where I was raised in Great Bend, Kan., is still in the family. One reason why it’s special is that it’s on a lake. It’s actually a pond, and the locals would say it’s a sand pit. But it has been around since the Stone Age, and growing up there 40 years ago, we fished in ...


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