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Karen Goldner

I've never heard the word "Maconaquah" before and now thanks to FWOb, it's all I ever read about.

Ed. note: Maconaquah was the name of Frances Slocum, a white girl who was taken and then raised by and with the Miami near present day Peru.

Very recently, Maconaquah was the Native American featured on the reverse of The HUFF 50K Trail Run finisher's medal. Our race features a different historical Miami Indian each year on the finisher's medal.

Professor Harper's Indiana history class is always open here on FWOb.

Karen Goldner

Of course, I've heard of Frances Slocum (the neighborhood and former FWCS elementary school) but didn't know who she was. I knew I got up this morning for a reason.

Thanks, Professor Harper.

Robert Enders

School buses should probably stick to good old fossil fuels this time of year.

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