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Letter: A Life That Didn’t Survive

To the Editor:

All I can say about the loss of one of the Dartmouth College elms — the one in front of the Collis Center that was in your Jan. 3 photograph — is that I nodded to its magnificence thousands of times over the last 40 years. To me, its leafing-out in April meant that life itself had survived another winter.

Dick Mackay

Hanover

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Friday, January 4, 2013

Jeremy Kingsbury, who works for Chippers of Enfield reaches out to grab a sling hanging from a crane to attach to a large Elm tree in front of Collis Center on the Dartmouth Campus in Hanover yesterday. The tree, whose branches had been supported by cables for several years, had become unstable and a public safety concern. “Hanover and Dartmouth …