Memories Of Mt. Saint Helens

Several Years Later

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Like so many others at the time, we watched the Mt. Saint Helens spectacle on television. We were fascinated by the continuing deterioration of the situation.

We were living in Juneau, Alaska, at the time. My wife’s brother and his family were spending the weekend of May 18, 1980, at Ocean Shores, Washington. They had finished packing their camping gear…

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