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Tuesday, December 18th, 2007


I just logged onto the Yahoo! News homepage and what did I see? A photo from Johnston, Iowa of the Why Tuesday? horse-drawn carriage!

The photo was submitted through Yahoo’s You Witness News user-generated photo platform.

For a better look at the photo, shot by RD Gammon, click here. For our photo essay from the trip, click this link.

Thanks to Yahoo! News for spreading the word about Why Tuesday? and our trip to Iowa.

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