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  1. Cedar Rapids is the hometown of Elijah Wood, Ashton Kutcher, Ron Livingston, Bobby Driscoll and Michael Emerson.
  2. The Mother Mosque of America, dedicated in 1934 and located in Cedar Rapids, is the longest standing mosque in North America.
  3. American Gothic, the most iconic painting in the United States, was painted by Grant Wood in his home and studio in Cedar Rapids in 1930.
  4. Brucemore Mansion in Cedar Rapids is Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site
  5. Cedar Rapids is one of the largest cities in the world for corn processing.

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