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Wed May 29, 2013 09:46 AM CDT

Five days after Josh McCaskill was born into a farming family in the Mississippi Delta, he was riding a tractor sitting on the lap of his father, Jeffrey McCaskill. Two years later, Josh’s brother Hunter followed in the same footsteps. They could drive a tractor by age 7. By age 12, the boys had worked so closely on their 6,500-acre farm with their father that they say they could just about read his mind.

“We had no choice but to learn how to read his mind,” Josh says. “He didn’t talk much ... and he ...

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