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Posted July 22, 2011, at 4:27 p.m.

MILLINOCKET — I first felt Katahdin’s pull in 1976. I was dating a girl at the time, and when she said, “Let’s climb Katahdin,” I couldn’t refuse. We camped on Omaha Beach, on the bank of the Penobscot’s West Branch. The next day we climbed the mountain. It was June …

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