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Ben Carstens

Copy Editor

I'm just a laid-back guy who enjoys spending time with his wife, dog, extended family, friends, church, the Iowa State Cyclones and ice cold beer(s).

You are a superhero. What power would you choose?
The wisdom of Solomon.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Play the piano.
Inspire our readers. What's your favorite quote?
Hard times make hard men. Hard men make easy times. Easy times make soft men. Soft men make hard times.