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A big milestone, ‘a beautiful place’

At age 95, Albert Creighton Jr. doesn’t get around like he once did, and his eyesight is diminishing. But he stopped at the start of the trail to greet friends and supporters of the Manchester-Essex Conservation Trust before they headed into the Wilderness Conservation Area woods for the Big Walk on April 27, celebrating the group’s 50th anniversary.

“I wouldn’t miss this for anything,” he said.

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