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By Reagan ConnellyBob and Sarah Flaming met in high school when they both attended the high school for the Mennonite Brethren Church in Oklahoma.Bob, who grew up in southern Texas, had to board at the school when his parents sent him there to get an education. Bob attended high school for three years.Sarah Flaming grew up in southern Oklahoma in a large family of wheat farmers. “We were numbered nine. There were nine children,” she said. “Eight girls and one boy.”Sarah said the one boy was the second youngest child. “But you know in those days girls could do some farm work. It was mostly in the yard,” she said. “We had chickens and we had co...


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