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Flames in the Flint Hills

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Flames in the Flint Hills

Flames in the Flint Hills

Flames in the Flint Hills

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David talks with Kansas rancher Jan Jantzen, the man behind an annual event in which people pay to burn his grass. An article in this week's Wall Street Journal compared Jantzen's enterprising ways to "Tom Sawyer, snookering pals into whitewashing his aunt's fence.