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In the sixth grade, at the age of 12, Cole Holler took a class on leather working and found something he loved.

Now 16, Cole was recently named the winner of the Ann Stohlman Youth Award in leatherworking at the Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show in Sheridan, Wyo.

“My grandpa is friends with Randy Cornelius and he was going to do a leather working class for beginners,” recalled Cole. “Grandpa got him to let me in the class but Dad said Randy was a little reluctant to let me in at first because I was only 12.”

Since then Cole has been honing his craft and turning in unique pieces for fair each year.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here

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