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Published April 19, 2010, 12:00 AM

Sheep shearer

Don Simonson, 87, shears 40 ewes in a day, with much of the day bent over and manhandling animals that weigh 150 to 200 pounds. He says his back muscles have built up over his 71 years in the business. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
Read the article: Shear love: SD man, 87, shears through 71st year