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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2017-6-10)

June 10, 2017, by Ken Jorgustin

-Lakes of the Clouds Hut -Mount Washington’s eastern slope
-Dad took this picture back in 1971

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Okay, so what have you been up to this week?