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Man of the Soil (2009)

Ben leads a simple life in the small town of Vail, Arizona, running his own business. In order to escape the monotony of it all, he vows to live each day as if it were his last, always in search of the biggest thrill possible.

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Ben leads a simple life in the small desert town of Vail, Arizona. At age thirteen he started mowing lawns, and by the time he was in high school was running his own landscaping company. After decades of heading up the same business, ultimately it is Ben's unique adventure-loving personality that keeps him from suffering from the tolls of monotony. Over the years he has concocted unique marketing schemes including a "Friday the 13th" ad campaign and outdoor festivals held on his property. As if this weren't exciting enough, it is his lifelong passion for sprint car racing that keeps his life interesting. Ben's good-humored wife, Susan would say that he "lives dangerously," yet to Ben there is no other way to live. The ultimate summation of this is his "one year plan," which entails living each day to its fullest, even if it is his last. Ben's passion for life is apparent and his joking personality allows him to maintain a fun and long-lasting relationship with his best friend ... Written by Anonymous

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I Am Your Roots
Written by Bill Roberts
Performed by The Red River
Courtesy of Shake 'em Loose Records
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