Friends & Neighbors: Back yard sunflowers reach for the sky

photo by: Fran Johnson

Robert Johnson, Lawrence, stands with two of his tallest sunflowers grown in his backyard. Twenty four years ago, his uncle, Emerson Ott, also posed with a sunflower he grew and shared the photo with the Journal-World. Ott's submission was published in Aug. 26, 1995. Johnson says he thinks that he has outgrown even his uncle's sunflower.

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