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They really know how to have a ball in this northern Kansas hamlet! Frank Stoeber started the local treasure, and by the time he passed on in 1974 it had 1.6 million feet of twine—but it didn’t stop there! Every August the town hosts a "Twine-a- thon" to add to the ball, which is nestled in its own private gazebo. At last measuring, the ball was 41.42 feet in circumference, 8.06 feet in diameter, and 10.83 feet in height, and it’s still growing.
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