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Pictured is the logo for the "Great American Think-off," which organizer Jamie Robertson of the New York Mills Cultural Center said has attracted interest from across the country in past years. Submitted photo

Better to shake hands or stand your ground?; This year's 'Think-Off' question announced

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The 21st annual "Great American Think-Off" essay contest is underway, and organizers say it's off to a roaring start. The contest, put on by the New York Mills Cultural Center, has been heavily publicized in the past, and since the 1990s has inspired average Americans to think more deeply about life's big questions.


The event features essays that are submitted from across the country, with last year's winner hailing from New York state.

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