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Dan Reed grew up in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, a small town on the Missouri border. The rural region did not exactly boast museums full of history and research. However, in the midst of the space race, Reed got his scientific education when a group from NASA rolled up with modern technology. “I very much remember when NASA brought mobile show-and-tell to my school,” he says. “The notion of inspiring excitement about science was there. There was community outreach involving science.” Reed estimates he was about 12 or 13 and the year was 1970 or 71. Science and technology would become