Lauren Drapes is a graduate of UW-Madison with degrees in History and Spanish. She wrote her piece for WI-101 during her time at Madison. She was inspired to write it based on her hometown of Fort Atkinson and her grandfather’s love of duck hunting. Currently, she is working as a Project Consultant for the Eagle River Historical Society in Eagle River, WI. However, she plans to move soon to Denver, Colorado to pursue her graduate degree in History.
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