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  • After we had lived in Berkeley for two months we took a trip to Yosemite with our three year old and six year old daughters.

    The scenery was breath taking. I was awe inspired by El Capitan, one of the largest monoliths in the world, the Three Brothers; and the incredibly old Giant Sequoia trees.

    One day I looked up into the sky and saw a man jump off a cliff hanging on a kite. I had never seen hang gliders before; the sport had not reached England yet, and I was stunned. How incredible to fly like a bird.

    Photos in Yosemite, the story behind the scenery, by William R. Jones and David Muench (1971)
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