COLUMBIA — Outfitted in rubber boots, navy blue Coveralls, gloves and a black stocking cap, Abby Vock was hard at work. After getting up at 5 a.m., she was helping her father Phil Vock vaccinate more than 3,000 freshly weened piglets in a long metal outbuilding. As a grade school and high school student, Abby Vock was always ready to help her father on their family's third-generation farm in Morrison, Ill., even if it meant hard work and clothes covered in manure.
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