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Essay contest brings Florida middle schooler to Alaska

WRANGELL, ALASKA A 13-year old middle schooler from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recently had the experience of a lifetime in Wrangell. Not only did she get to see all the great sites, including Anan Bear Observatory, the Stikine River, Chief Shakes house, and a multitude of wildlife, she also had an NBC film crew follow her around. Her vacation will be turned into a half-hour documentary. All this for winning an essay contest.
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