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Packing up her bedroll, Valentina Vella, 34, a student at Columbia College in Chicago, is on a different kind of summer vacation. She's riding a Mustang horse across the Midwest by herself, getting a feel for what things were like crossing the Plains in pioneer days. Vella stopped Friday night at Bismarck Gardens north of Lawrence, where she accepted the hospitality of Pat and Mary Ross.

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