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Manitoba through Redekop's eyes

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Heritage buildings line the east side of Carberry's Main Street.

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Heritage buildings line the east side of Carberry's Main Street.

I greatly appreciate the Aug. 2 article by Bill Redekop, our provincial rural historian, as I will call him, about the fine buildings of Carberry (Fine buildings that shouldn't have been).

I lived in Brandon for a number of years and visited Carberry a few times but never saw the town through Redekop's eyes. Pity.

If Redekop has not had a book published collecting his rural columns, I respectfully suggest he and the Free Press should do so immediately.

These days I am somewhat confined to the city, so I find it most welcome to get out of its environs, smell the hay and enjoy the open skies of our province by way of these articles.

CHRIS KENNEDY

Winnipeg

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 6, 2013 A10

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