Joyce Novak (L) watches her granddaughter Elise Wing (R) negotiate a makeshift putt-putt course at Marshall County's Central Iowa Fair in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA, 12 July 2013. Every summer, each of ... more 
Joyce Novak (L) watches her granddaughter Elise Wing (R) negotiate a makeshift putt-putt course at Marshall County's Central Iowa Fair in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA, 12 July 2013. Every summer, each of Iowa's 99 counties throws its own fair. Provincial and patriotic, with beauty pageants and demolition derbies, polka dances and daredevil shows, these rural exhibitions reflect the traditional values, and the countrified culture, of America's Heartland. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO less 
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