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Russ Karasch takes a drink of coffee from his barrel-shaped coffee mug. Root beer barrels sit in a bowl at the front of Heidi Karasch's desk. Even the German shepherd pup roaming around is named Whiskey.

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For the Karasch family, owners of Black Swan Cooperage in Osage, life is all about whiskey barrels.

The cooperage, or barrel-maker, is one of only 22 left in the United States.

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