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Peggy Eddleman creates intense adventure in “Skyjumpers” as 12-year-old Hope takes risks to save her family and her home in post World War III Nebraska. (Photo submitted)

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By Jean Patrick

Republic Book Columnist

Bomb’s Breath is nothing to mess with. If you take even one breath of it, you’ll die.


Yet Hope’s town of Cook, Neb., is surrounded by this invisible air. It’s leftover from the green bombs of World War III.

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