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Thank you for Diane Sylvain’s radiant essay, "The Memory of Mountains." I am weary of wild-wo/man hiker goes solo into wilderness and has a Big Moment. Diane’s tender writing summed up for me the essence of the best of High Country News: the illuminating of the threads that connect us to each other, and to place.

Diane’s restrained elegance and big heart were impeccable. She brought welcome tears to my eyes.

Mary Sojourner
Flagstaff, Arizona

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