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Shane Pekny

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Shane Pekny

Shane Pekny is a lifelong resident of Nebraska and a member of The Planetary Society. He works in fundraising at Boys Town, a social services agency, and dabbles in journalism, photography, and woodworking. He lives in Bennington, Nebraska, with his wife, Krynn, and two boys, ages 4 and 7. Ravenna, Nebraska is Krynn’s hometown.

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A dispatch from the path of totality: the 2017 solar eclipse in Ravenna, Nebraska

August 15, 2017

Ravenna, population 1,400, sits on the plains of central Nebraska, and almost on the center line of the path of totality for the upcoming Great American Eclipse. Nebraska native Shane Pekny reports on how this small town is preparing for the big event.

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