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Hail is a chunk or stone of ice dropped from a thunderstorm. Sleet is frozen rain. Freezing rain is liquid rain that freezes to a surface such as the road or a tree.

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Borrowing a single audio book from the West Des Moines Library led to an epiphany. Which led to a decision. Which led to a thousand other changes in my life for the better. ...I'm so grateful I pulled that audio book from the shelf at the library. 

 

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