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HIT offers a film recounting a real Midwestern saga


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IRONWOOD - Some folks love to take on adventure, while others prefer to live vicariously through the escapades of other people.

On Sunday evening, the Historic Ironwood Theatre offered both types of people an exciting view of a father-son canoe trip that was based on a true story starting right here in this region.

"WaterWalk," a 2012 movie that was re-released in 2017, is based on the 2006 non-fiction book called "Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts" by Steven Faulkner.

The book, in turn, was based on a 1996 journey that Faulkner, then 46, took with his son,...