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Margaret McCombs Story
By Carolyn Frye


April 18, 2007

I really enjoyed reading this story. You know those pioneers were made of something special. It's hard to believe the work they did just to survive. Yet, it was a wonderful life in so many ways. Kids today don't have the opportunity to explore, make the decisions, be with nature. It was a different life.

Carolyn Frye
College Place, WA

Received April 18, 2007 - Published April 18, 2007

About: "I am a friend of Yvonna and used to live in Ketchikan. I always enjoy reading some of the pioneer stories, and this is no exception."


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