Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Hearing Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, mention wearing bread bags on her feet brought back memories from some of PolitiFact's readers.

Mailbag: Bread bag edition

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, recalled wearing bread bags to keep her shoes dry when growing up in rural Iowa. This prompted a flood of memories by PolitiFact readers. Here are recollections from those who did much the same -- and some who didn't.

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