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By Beth Simeniuk
Letter To The Editor 

Thank You For Sharing Your Grass

 


Dear Editor:

Thank you to all the residents of this country. Because of you, I was endowed with an incredible gift: I was born into grazing rights, and I married into grazing rights.

My people were so lucky to have been around when they were handing out idle grasslands for us locals to graze. We never had to make land payments or pay property taxes. Like many of our neighbors, we just rented that grass for a ridiculous price and thanked our lucky stars that grandma had such charmed timing as to be around at the right time.

Today, many who didn’t have lucky grandparents must rent private...



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