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by Thornton Kennedy
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09:15 AM, Wednesday, July 09
When I was a child, a stack of beat-up tennis shoes rested just outside of my family's back door during the summer months. The material split along the sides and the soles worn nearly through, they were our creek shoes. Our house on West Wesley Ro...

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