"I pulled a few slides at random and held them to the light. Then a few more.
At first, I didn't understand what I was seeing.
Then I realized: these were taken by someone i never knew, my father when young.
— from the Introduction by Michael Tisserand
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Take to the trails for a celebration of nature — and a day spent with dad.
The Great Escape for the Great War: the astonishing true story of two World War I prisoners who pulled off one of the most ingenious escapes of all time.
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