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Learning back-porch lessons

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My love for back porches is a result of my childhood. Growing up close to my grandparents’ house, I spent a lot of time under the shade of the huge white oak tree that shadowed the entire rear yard of their home.

Besides reading, writing and arithmetic, I learned as much or more sitting on their back porch, as in the classroom. There were always teachers and instructors present.

Pop had a collection of friends who were the smartest men I knew. They were my idols!

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