07/12/18  •  Des Moines

The granddaughter of German immigrants

Growing up in rural Iowa, Deb Brown was never able to converse with her German-speaking grandmother. But the lessons she learned still resonate.

From the event: Rural Life

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Deb Brown

Deb Brown, a granddaughter of German immigrants, helps small towns take practical steps to a brighter future. She’s a rag rug maker, a traveler — not a tourist — and loves her hometown of Geneva, Iowa. Don’t let the gray hair fool you, she’ll keep you on your toes!

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