Lee Shoemaker, 65, teaches his grandson Brody Shoemaker, 10, how to drive an antique tractor while harvesting cantaloupe from the sandy soil of their farm in Kilbourne, Ill. “Just let (the clutch) out slow,” says Lee. Brody pipes up: “This thing is jerky!
Illinois Portrait: A Helping Hand
Lee Shoemaker, 65, teaches his grandson Brody Shoemaker, 10, how to drive an antique tractor while harvesting cantaloupe from the sandy soil of their farm in Kilbourne, Ill. “Just let (the clutch) out slow,” says Lee. Brody pipes up: “This thing is jerky!"

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