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Renowned Alaska author and adventurer shares experiences with Wrangell

WRANGELL Last month, one of Alaska's most accomplished author and travelers share some of his experiences with Wrangell. Nick Jans always wanted to go Alaska for the experience and its wonderful attributes. As the son of a diplomat, he had only spent one year in the states before entering junior high school. Jans jumped at the opportunity to go Alaska after he graduated from college. He stared his Alaska experience by working for a big game guide and managing a trading post before miving to Ambler to teach English to Eskimo children. He lasted 25 years in Ambler before moving to Juneau. His works have been featured in numerous magazines and his books have been nationally recognized. KSTK's Tony Gorman had a chance to sit down with him to talk about his latest book that he presented in Wrangell.
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