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Big footprint

Couple building 40-foot flip-flop at San Jon shop.

SAN JON — It’s footwear worthy for King Kong if he’d been a Jimmy Buffett fan.

Along the main drag of Route 66 in this eastern Quay County village sits a 40-foot-long behemoth under construction that aims to lay claim as the world’s largest flip-flop...