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Arrival to Nome

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Emily, Davis, Tyler, Lauren, Karen, and Mitch

New Beginnings

“The feeling getting off the plane, bathed in pre-solstice midnight sun, is most closely relatable to the feeling one has at the peak of a rollercoaster. It’s fear, excitement, elation, and a complete willingness to plunge into the unknown,” Tyler says.

Me, watching the ice float away in mid-May. Photo by Jenn Ruckel.

The Real Places

Nine months in, Courtney talks about how she tries to convey her day-to-day life in Nome to her family elsewhere.

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