National Geographic : 2008 Feb
PH0T0 J0URNAL I SCOTT STRAZZANTE THEN In the final years Jean (at left in background) and Harlow worked their Lockport farm, Strazzante saw Harlow taking more and more breaks. "He'd had surgery on his hands, and he had arthritis," the photographer recalls. "He'd stop when he got out of breath-but then he'd get up and go back to work." NOW Not quite grown into their tools, four-year-olds Abigail (left) and Caitlyn rake backyard soil over seeds meant to become a garden for butterflies. "Their mom believes kids should have chores and play outside," Strazzante says. Last October the girls celebrated their fifth birthdays.The party featured a barnyard theme.