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My Hometown: Davenport, Iowa

  • By Sandra Dyas

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    Davenport, Iowa

    Population: 101,335

    Fun Fact: Quad Cities is the only region in the United States where the Mississippi River runs east to west, rather than north to south.

    Our Davenport Family: Cheryl Heartsill-Phoun, Christopher, 11, and Josh, 16.

    I grew up 40 miles north of here in Maquoketa, and moved to Davenport 15 years ago to pursue a career in graphic design. It is part of the Quad Cities, a group of five towns along the Iowa-Illinois border. It's convenient having so many nice areas close together, each with its own special features, including great views of the Mississippi River.

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  • Illustration by Joel Holland

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