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Look at this beauty of a barn that we came across just in time for the Fourth of July.

When Katie Hardeman of Brooklyn, Iowa, was driving through Grinnell for a photoshoot, she wasn't expecting to stumble across this. The 24-year-old does photography as a hobby on the side, but she couldn't help but stop and snap a photo of this barn.

"I just love nature and rustic pictures," Hardeman said. "I'm surprised that no one else has taken pictures of it because it's so beautiful.

Now, this wasn't just any old barn for Hardeman. Both of her grandparents lived there for around 35 years and she has fond memories of visiting them as a child.

"I remember growing up there, so it was pretty cool to go back."

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