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Down the River Road, contributed by Steve Martin (recalls Elkin from his childhood days)

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, December 31, 2011, In : Elkin History 
The title of this column comes from the first book that I remember reading. Down the River Road was one of the Alice and Jerry series of books (sorry, no Dick and Jane for me), and while I am almost positive it was in the first grade that I read it, most listings on the internet that I’ve seen say it’s a second grade reader. And no, since I am a notoriously slow starter, I am not saying I was reading above my level. More likely, my memory is just being particularly tricky. 

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