For as long as he can remember, Mark Kuhn has been riding a tractor at the family farm in Charles City, Iowa. Which is why, as a kid, whenever Mark wanted to see beyond the soybeans, he would go to his grandpa's house, where the older gentleman would take him on exotic adventures. "He introduced me to his short-wave radio and he took me places all over the world," Mark said. Including England, where one day they stumbled on a BBC broadcast of the Championships, Wimbledon.
CHARLES CITY, Iowa -- For as long as he can remember, Mark Kuhn has been riding a tractor at the family farm in Charles City, Iowa. Which is why, as a kid, whenever Mark wanted to see beyond the soybeans, he would go to his grandpa's house, where the old man would take him on exotic adventures. "He introduced me to his short-wave radio and he took me places all over the world," Mark said. Including England, where one day they stumbled on a BBC broadcast of the Championships, Wimbledon.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Brian Kelly is just 5 – but he's already missing the old days. He and his dad used to love doing yard work together. Until last month, when his dad, Air Force Capt. Dan Kelly, got sent overseas. His mother, Barbara, says Brian "just started weeping" when his dad said he had to leave to go overseas. It's just a 6-month deployment. But it still left Brian aimlessly leaf-blowin' in the wind – counting the days until his dad could come back and do yard work with him again.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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