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December 2008 Odd Wisconsin

Mondovi Man Scaled Windmills at Age 90

Don Quixote may have tilted at windmills, but octogenarian handyman Willard L. Standish (1845-1938) made a living by climbing and repairing them. And that wasn't his only trick. Standish told inquirers, "When I was 13 years old I came out to Wisconsin from Rutland Co., Vermont, and was left to shift for myself. And I did some shifting. This was...
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Posted in Odd Lives on December 28, 2008

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