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The long road to a rural school

Anderson family seeks Legislature's support to create one-room schoolhouse

CHEYENNE - Seven-year-old Emmitt Anderson stood tall in the Wyoming House of Representatives gallery Wednesday. With his cowboy hat off and his hand over his heart, he enunciated each word in the Pledge of Allegiance.

His little sister, Waverly, peeked down at the House floor full of lawmakers below, wearing a bright pink dress with two pigtail buns bouncing in the air. On Tuesday, the children's parents, Anna and Carson Anderson, drove the family to the Capitol from the Slow and Easy Ranch near Garrett, an unincorporated community in northern Albany County, where the family has lived for g...

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