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Strumming Story

Photograph By Sandy Carson

"The music is the outlet. I think I've always had this great need or desire to express myself, and skateboarding is a part of that and the music is too. Since I was in third grade, things would pop into my head and they had a rhythm to them; there was a story I wanted to convey, and the natural home for those things is music." -- Mike Vallely