Authors: Amy Ragsdale
Crossing the River
Copyright 2015 Amy Ragsdale
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For my parents, Jane and Wilmott Ragsdale, who led the way
For my intrepid family,
Peter, Molly, and Skyler
“As you set out for Ithaca, hope the voyage is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery.”