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Lucky to be alive

by Maggie Buettner “I wake up every morning and think about how lucky I am to be alive.” Jerry Schwarzrock of Gibbon had quite the experience this past October. He was cleaning out the corn from a 10,000-bushel grain bin to get ready for next season’s soybeans. A lump of corn got stuck in the grain bin and he entered the bin in hopes to break it up. It wasn’t the first time he’s had to go into a large bin of corn, he’s been in charge of the family farm since the early 1970s.

For the complete story, check out the March 4 issue of the Winthrop News.

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