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ONE-ROOM SCHOOL

By LARRY BRADSHAW Growing up in Kansas in the ’40s and ’50s, I attended a one-room country school for eight years.  Pleasant Valley School, near the small-town of Harper, Kansas, had around 20 students, all eight grades in one room. The school was a beautiful little red-brick building built by the Mennonites before the war. It featured a steeple with

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