Survival in Alaska builds character

Posted by Father Gary Herbst on

In my times of living up north, I realized that there’s a certain character building aspect about the place. If you decide to stay longer than a year, there’re certain things that must be done. Most importantly there’s learning to occupy your spirit, finding the things that...

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I knew I would see her

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I knew I would see her every trip I made to Petersburg. Every work party at the camp would usually involve seeing Emily who lived on Kupreanof Island just down the beach. Emily lived down the beach from our “Emmaus” camp in another little place, but didn’t have a good dock. So...

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