Pictures & Prompts 142

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Photo credit:  Everst/

Photo credit:  Everst/


Write the story of a man who goes hiking and runs into the twin brother he didn’t know he had.


What do you like to do outside? Hiking, boating, sports? Is this different now from when you were a child? What did you enjoy then that you couldn't imagine yourself doing now?


Write a guide about the state and national parks within a day's drive of your hometown.


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