Thousands of Corn Leaves Rain on Wichita, Kansas

Thousands of Corn Leaves Rain on Wichita, Kansas
Thousands of Corn Leaves Rain on Wichita, Kansas
Corn leaves that fell out of the cloudless, blue sky onto Paul Corn's yard in the eastern edge of Wichita, Kansas on Friday, August 3, 2001. Photograph © 2001 by Bryan Corn.
Corn leaves that fell out of the cloudless, blue sky onto Paul Corn's yard in the eastern edge of Wichita, Kansas on Friday, August 3, 2001. Photograph © 2001 by Bryan Corn.

August 11, 2001  Wichita, Kansas - Sales executive Paul Corn was celebrating his nephew's pending marriage with a backyard pool party around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3. The nephew's fiancee was floating on her back in the water when she called out, "Look. There's something spinning down out of the sky." Everyone watched in amazement as first one pale object and then another slowly spiraled down to the yard. Warm to touch, the fragile objects were corn leaves. The group then realized that thousands of leaves were floating in an oval pattern about a thousand feet up in the cloudless, blue sky.

 

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