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The Wheat Fields Were Amber Waves of Grain – Handshake 2.0
Growing up in suburban Seattle, I wanted to get out into the world on my own, yet within driving distance of home. Washington State University was 285 miles away and seemed to fit the bill. Over a long weekend, a high school senior classmate and I drove over to Pullman to check it out. An older friend had offered his floor for us to sleep on.