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Awakenings: We’re not in Kansas anymore or are we?

on January 29, 2014

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The nickname “Sunflower State” calls to mind the wild flowers of the plains of Kansas. Also, nicknamed the “World’s Bread Basket,” the great state of Kansas leads our nation in wheat production; has given us leaders in politics, aviation, and sports, and fuels our Hollywood image of the Wild West (Dodge City). The state motto of Kansas is Ad astra per aspera (To the stars through difficulties).

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

Do you know the state song of Kansas? Did you know the song has been used in countless movies and shows, being sung by everyone from Willie Nelson to Porky Pig?

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One response to “Awakenings: We’re not in Kansas anymore or are we?

  1. Raani York says:

    I love sunflowers – but I have to admit neither song nor state are particularly known to me. Maybe I should go and listen to the song… and then find out where the state can be found? 🙂

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