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By Dade W Thornton

in the summertime of 1962, fifteen-year-old Whit Thornton took a seven week camping out journey together with his mom and dad via 11 western nationwide parks. between his adventures was once a technical climb of the Grand Teton, 13,770 ft excessive.
His father, Dade, used to be a third-generation artist-photographer. the flowery Dade had an out-side character with eccentric pursuits. As Whit matured into maturity he became from the trail set by means of his father to set up his personal id, pursuing a occupation as a legal professional.
Over the years Whit relived the event from 1962 via a magazine he saved at the journey and during his dad's images. He was once attracted to repeat the journey, a sense that grew improved with the passage of time.
Strange Wonders is the tale of Whit's try in 2012 to retrace the 1962 trip, to attempt to discover the early life that spoke to him from the pages of his magazine and stared again at him in father's black and white photos. one in every of his exams will be an try and climb the Grand Teton back.
The journey additionally develop into an unforeseen chance to discover his courting together with his overdue father and reconcile emotions lengthy repressed.

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By Dade W Thornton

in the summertime of 1962, fifteen-year-old Whit Thornton took a seven week camping out journey together with his mom and dad via 11 western nationwide parks. between his adventures was once a technical climb of the Grand Teton, 13,770 ft excessive.
His father, Dade, used to be a third-generation artist-photographer. the flowery Dade had an out-side character with eccentric pursuits. As Whit matured into maturity he became from the trail set by means of his father to set up his personal id, pursuing a occupation as a legal professional.
Over the years Whit relived the event from 1962 via a magazine he saved at the journey and during his dad's images. He was once attracted to repeat the journey, a sense that grew improved with the passage of time.
Strange Wonders is the tale of Whit's try in 2012 to retrace the 1962 trip, to attempt to discover the early life that spoke to him from the pages of his magazine and stared again at him in father's black and white photos. one in every of his exams will be an try and climb the Grand Teton back.
The journey additionally develop into an unforeseen chance to discover his courting together with his overdue father and reconcile emotions lengthy repressed.

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