Mason Kruse prepares to lead a cow to the livestock ring for a dairy cow competition at the Delaware County Fair in Manchester, Iowa, USA, 10 July 2013. Every summer, each of Iowa's 99 counties throws... more 
Mason Kruse prepares to lead a cow to the livestock ring for a dairy cow competition at the Delaware County Fair in Manchester, Iowa, USA, 10 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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