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Frozen Ice on the Missouri River

The Missouri River just north of the City Market at Kansas City, Missouri in January, 2015:
Missouri River - Kansas City

While temperatures dropped to almost subhuman temperatures this week, I took a walk to the nearby Harry Truman Peace Bridge to check out the Missouri River. By the time I got to the end of the bridge, I did all I could to grab my phone and take a few snapshots before walking the six minutes back home in the brutal, crisp cold.

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The Harry S Truman Peace Bridge

A view from the Harry S Truman Peace Bridge of bridges that actually span the Missouri.
The family and I stumbled out of a filling breakfast at the City Market and stumbled upon one of Kansas City’s most forgotten landmarks, the aforementioned Harry S Truman Peace Bridge.  Built in 1955, along with the publication of his autobiography, the Peace Bridge was funded and, legend has it, partially designed by the Thirty-Third President himself.

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