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Joe Back: A genuine character

Published 03/09/2012, The Jamestown Sun

Joe Back was an old time cowboy and horse-packer turned sculptor and artist by the time I met him in 1977 at the log home he and his wife Mary built on the banks of the Wind River. This was in the Dubois country of northwestern Wyoming. Joe shook my hand and said, “I come from a long line of pan-slingers and bull-slingers.”

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