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Matthew McConaughey — yes, the actor — spotted in woods a short drive from Dayton

Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 2:58 PM
By: Amelia Robinson

A Hollywood A-lister was seen zipping around in the woods a short drive from Dayton, and everything was "alright, alright, alright."

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey of Dallas Buyers Club and Magic Mike fame visited Hocking Hills Canopy Tours, 10714 Jackson St. in Rockbridge. Rockbridge is just less than 2 hours away from Dayton by car. 

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Julieann Burroughs, the owner of the zipline company, said McConaughey visited with his wife and children during a break from filming the movie "White Boy Rick" in  Cleveland. 

“It is very exciting,” Burroughs said. “I am not all about me. I am about promoting the state of Ohio. I am excited that he is in Ohio and he is out doing local things.”

Burroughs said McConaughey has young kids, and she suspect he and his wife selected her business because it has a the Dragonfly, a zipline course for kids. 

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Founded in 2008, Burroughs said her company is the first canopy tour in Ohio. She said she was thrilled to help show off the state. 

“You know Ohio,” she said. “You live here. It is beautiful.”  

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