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Stumbling past trikes, bikes and wagons - into a career

From the reporter's notebook

When I was in grade school, my best friend was Jon Skovlin.

His father ran the local Penny’s store, and sometimes I worked with Jon and put together trikes, bikes, and wagons. The store sold a lot of these.

Jon’s dad would pay us for assembling the toys.

That’s when I decided that I didn’t want to do that kind of work later in life.

That was kind of funny because my dad could do just about anythin...


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