MYMISSOURIAN: A Washington protest, an inspirational dolphin and photographic sites

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Monday, November 14, 2011 | 4:00 p.m. CST; updated 7:44 p.m. CST, Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Finding beauty in the area around your home, a spur-of-the-moment trip to protest in Washington D.C. and a meeting with an inspirational dolphin are a sampling of what our community at has written about this week.

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Group travels to Washington to protest pipeline
Shared by Columbia Missourian Community Outreach Team member Nick Gass; photos by Mary Lehmann

"Mary Lehmann and a small group of other mid-Missourians drove all the way to Washington, D.C., on Saturday for Sunday’s demonstration against the construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline."


Family visit to meet inspirational dolphin Winter was ‘an experience of a lifetime’
Shared by Jennifer Reeves

"Winter the Dolphin has become a very special part of our household. Ever since we had a chance to meet Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics’ Vice President Kevin Carroll at the Amputee Coalition conference earlier this year, Jordan and the rest of our family haven’t been able to stop talking about the inspirational dolphin."


John Hall: 'Sights of my small world'
Shared by John Hall

"These photos show the sights of my small world. All were taken within six miles of where I live.

"You’ll see old farm implements, milo, corn, creeks, canopy roads, horses with braided manes, an inquisitive alpaca and a tombstone."

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