August 11, 2012 5:00 AM

At Johnson County Fair, reluctant farewells are common

After months of toiling in dusty barns and hot kitchens, 4-H members bid the Johnson County Fair a bittersweet goodbye Saturday as they sold off prized livestock and award-winning brownies. The fair sale is never easy, veteran fairgoers said, but it’s yet another lesson of life on the farm.

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