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A young couple in Iowa learn the importance of a personal touch in small town business

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Wednesday, June 23rd. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day.

Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher.

MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard.

Last month, we gave World Journalism Institute students three days to find a story in rural Northwest Iowa and produce it for the program. You’ve already heard a few of those.

EICHER: Caleb Bailey, a recent communications graduate from Camarillo, California, found a young couple who help their neighbors through music and bicycles.

SOUND: PHONE RINGING AND GEARS TURNING

SOUND: NATHAN WORKING AT BENCH

CALEB BAILEY, WJI: In the small town of Sioux Center, Iowa, Brother's Bicycle Shop sits just a block off the main road. Inside, customers drop off broken bikes and look through a selection of new ones. Behind the counter is Nathan Nykamp. As he hands off one bike he begins to work on another, tightening the hub of a wheel and picking up the phone. It’s poetry in motion.

NATHAN NYKAMP: As you may have seen, I have to do a lot of things simultaneously. So that's very challenging.



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