Complicated Card Game Called Sheepshead Creates Family Bond In This Animated Tale


By Dave Cieslewicz | May 13, 2014

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Dave Cieslewicz’s family introduced him as a young boy to the game of Sheepshead. The complicated card game bonded the men in his family together; and years later, Cieslewicz carries on the card game tradition with his Wisconsin friends.

Dave Cieslewicz

Dave Cieslewicz is the former mayor of Madison and teaches in the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the UW-Madison.
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