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Sydney Claxton and the Invention of Curvy Brat Buns


CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI — It’s Father’s Day, 2010. I’m sitting in Connell’s Orchard shop chatting with 9-year-old Sydney Claxton, his father Jeremy, and baker Ralph Couey. The topic is inventions, specifically Sydney’s entry for his third grade invention fair: the curvy brat bun.