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Freedom Park in Charlotte, North Carolina, has always been a special place for my family. I spent many afternoons of my childhood there—playing youth lacrosse, riding bikes around the duck pond, and climbing on the giant steam engine. Now, as an adult, I go there with my wife to walk the dog and...

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