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Pondering in Orford

  • “I call this place heaven on earth,” Sue Holden, 72, of Woodsville, said while relaxing on the shore of Indian Pond in Orford, N.H., Tuesday, May 18, 2021. She said she visits almost daily to swim when the water is warm enough and remembers waiting on shore of the pond as a child while her grandfather ice-fished, not permitted to step onto the the ice herself. “I’d love to walk out there on that pond,” she said. “I pray all the time it doesn’t ever change.” (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to

Published: 5/19/2021 11:45:17 PM
Modified: 5/19/2021 11:45:14 PM

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