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Friday Flakes: A Small Town Nebraska Four-Person Tractor Pull Includes New Zealanders

It was a fun July 4th

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Yesterday morning my hometown had a tractor pull. Most people in Nebraska have been around tractor pulls at county fairs where headphones may be required because of the huge impressive tractors.

Well in my hometown of people pulled the tractor.

It was a first time event and a fundraiser for the local Lion’s Club. There were ten teams. Three from the volunteer fire department. One from a group of wives from members of the fire department. They even beat a team from the fire department.

Also, there was a family from New Zealand.

It turned out the father of the family from New Zealand was also a fire fighter. The fire chief sent a shirt home with the father. He plans on sending one back from New Zealand. Also his kids (who participated in the tractor pull) rode on the fire trucks that went down main street through the parade route.

They can all go back to New Zealand and tell their friends about that time their family pulled a tractor and rode on fire trucks in a fourth of July parade in a small town in the middle of the United States of America.

That’s pretty cool.

In case you were wondering, here is the winning run of the day. Congrats to those guys!

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