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The Little Girl Who Stood Up for a Mountain

The Little Girl Who Stood Up for a Mountain

Mar 2, 2013-- "Faith, they say, can move mountains, but sometimes it takes hard work and dedication to help ensure that they don't go anywhere. In 1915, the town of Orogrande, New Mexico, was once a thriving gold rush community, home to several mining operations -- though the hum of heavy machinery in the nearby mines have since been silenced, replaced by the chatter of wildlife. Recently, however, ten-year-old Caitlyn Larson and her parents discovered something unsettling in the now tranquil landscape: new equipment being assembled to strip a mountain away. That's when the youngster knew something had to be done to stop it." (7041 reads)

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