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[at-l] Murdered hikers

I think its odd how we view hikers and death. I remember finding out 
about the girls in the park. My little world kinda tumbled. Then, for 
some inexplicable reason, I felt almost relieved to find that they in 
fact were not thru-hikers. Why? Their deaths were no less a tragedy. When 
Geoff and Molly were killed a few years ago, it was a horrible thing. No 
more or less so than if someone had broken into their home and murdered 
them. Maybe its a kinship thing. One of ours has fallen doing what we do. 
Maybe its a selfish thing. Maybe it, maybe it just shouldn't happen in my 

Sorry there was no real point to this. I just said it.


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