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Matt Dickerson: Redemption at Brighton State Park

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Posted on September 29, 2016 |
By Matt Dickerson



The last time I was in the town of Island Pond, Vt., my car fell into a ditch.

It was not the kind of ditch that runs beside the road. It was the sort that runs straight across a gravel road after a bad flood: a washout, about four feet across and two and a half feet deep with vertical sides. It crossed the road at the top of the rise in a saddle of land, which also made it the sort of ditch you don’t see until your car is almost on top of it, when it is already too late to stop.

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