Mary Thill writes the Natural Life blog for adirondacklife.com.
Matthew Power was an award-winning freelance journalist and contributing editor at Harper’s. Soon after filing this story, he died of heat stroke on a reporting trip in Uganda while hiking the uppermost reaches of the Nile.
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