IT’S BEEN YEARS since anyone coaxed gold out of the area around the 750-drift. The rich ore veins have been depleted, the rails pulled up and left to rust in the mine’s wet passageways. The handful of men who still toil underground almost never have reason to pass the spot where the nine miners met their sudden, violent end.By JONATHON GATEHOUSE18 min
The Hamilton day camp for overweight kids joins a long list of places where attempts have been made to remedy obesity in children (“Growing up large,” Cover, Aug. 5). As early as the 1960s, Felix Heald and Penelope Pekos, both international authorities on childhood and adolescent obesity, founded Camp Seascape on Cape Cod, Mass., to provide a venue to help fat kids.
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