WC, 1957, Two Chum Salmons

WC’s Epic Fails: Truancy and the D-9


WC admits it; he skipped most of a day of elementary school to watch a D-9 get hopelessly mired in the muddy bank of the Kuskokwim River at Bethel, Alaska. It was an early autumn day. Second grade. In WC’s memory, it was a gorgeous, sunny autumn morning. WC was walking from Mission Row, home…