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05 February 2021 | 9:27 am
On frozen lakes and snow covered fields in Canada's wilds, magnificent geometric formations have suddenly appeared -- the work of a retired headmaster in snowshoes seeking to beat pandemic doldrums with art. Kim Asmussen started last year and has so far made 20 snowshoe artworks in and around the town of Schreiber, Ontario -- about 1,200 kilometres (750 miles) northwest of Toronto
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