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Seven Years Dreaming, Seven Months Planning; I’m Ready

When I was 14, my best friend, my brother, and I decided we were going to climb Mt. Katahdin. We spent the summer climbing small and large peaks all over Maine to get ready, and by that I mean that Justin and Abe spent the summer hiking (I joined in a few times). I spent the summer telling them that Dad wouldn’t be able to keep up with us even if we didn’t move an inch all summer.
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