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[pct-l] I'm back... but sad...
- Subject: [pct-l] I'm back... but sad...
- From: email@example.com (Mara Factor)
- Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 07:56:49 -0500
I've been off-list(s) and off-line for the last couple of weeks.
My father lost his yearlong battle with cancer on Friday, Feb. 1. We had
all gathered on the Wednesday before to be with him at home when he passed
If you've sent me email in the last couple of weeks, I will respond. Just
give me a bit of time to catch up both at work and on-line.
To make this trail related... My parents visited me three times while I was
on the AT. One of my favorite memories of their first visit was when I was
doing laundry in Front Royal. There were a whole bunch of thruhikers in the
same laundramat at various stages of washing and drying their laundry. I
was engrossed in a conversation with my Mom and a number of other hikers
when my Dad interrupted. He wanted to let us know he would be back in a few
minutes as he was going to run a bunch of other thruhikers back to their
motel. It was the first time (but not the last) that he would take the
initiative to help out some other hikers when he could.
He'll be missed.
POB 441645, Somerville, MA 02144
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