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My Grand Canyon Adventure

In my youth, I attended a typical country church about three miles from our farm. The old building had long pews, wood floors, high ceilings, and a raised platform in front, with space for a pulpit and choir. My earliest memories there are of fidgeting around on a hard pew, while the preacher droned on and on about sin, hellfire and damnation. As I grew older, I did less squirming and either read stories from church pamphlets, or simply daydreamed of boyhood adventures.  When I was thirteen in the fall of 1960, the Nazarene head office decided to charter two buses and take teens on a week-long excursion to the Grand Canyon. They reached out across the state, inviting youth to join in the trip. Read the full story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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