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Saving history: Barn Doctors straighten, salvage and make old barns look as good as new

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SLAYTON -- For Aaron Barritt, fixing up barns isn't just a job, it's a way of life.

"I've been doing it ever since I was 12 years old, and I'm 45 now," he said. "I took it over for my mom and dad."


The business was originally called Barritt & Sons Construction, based in Fulda.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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