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August 9, 2018

Ten Years Ago-August 14, 2008

Huntsville Memories from the late Margaret Ganguet: “I remember all our walks to Huntsville school (about 1923). I started there in the Fourth Grade after Pendleton and Walla Walla boarding schools. Now the kids wouldn’t think of walking two miles to school. We used to get disgusted when a car passed by and didn’t offer us a ride! Nowadays we wouldn’t dare get in a car if we didn’t know the people. In winter when we had snow, my father hitched up the team and took us to school in the sled.”

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