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Icy wonders

By Byron Crawford from January 2015 Issue

Icy wonders

Credit: Melissa Warp

"Simply for the beauty of it." Tom Martin answers without hesitation when asked what so often draws him outdoors during Kentucky's worst winter weather. An author…
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