Eight years separated the births of Dwight Locke Wilbur's boys, Curtis Dwight and Ray Lyman—eight Iowa years during which the residents of little Boonesboro could foresee that Curtis Dwight Wilbur would grow to be a tall man with large hands, feet, ears and nose. Later, as younger Ray Lyman Wilbur grew up they could see that he, too, would be the "string bean" type. It also became apparent that, despite the years separating them, there was to be fraternal rivalry between the Wilbur boys for...

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