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  • Once a year, usually in July, Ann and I try to spend time with all our grandchildren, Ryan and Emily the twins, and Hawkeye the Thunder Being, so that they will know they are not alone, that they are connected, they are family.

    Sounds good, but we really do it because it keeps grandma and grandpa connected to family.

    Without our grandchildren we would have no hope for the future. We had our chance to make a difference. Aaron, Kristin, Jennifer, Scott, and even Jim are still working on it, but it is up to Emily and Ryan and Hawkeye to really change it now.

    So what does a pair of old shoes on a porch in Ten Sleep, Wyoming, with flowers growing out of them, have to do with anything. You know. . . . don’t you?
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