Against All OddsBill McDorman
Letters to the Editor - Wood River Journal - September 13, 2000
HAILEY -- I looked into her eye. She had battled without food 900 miles upstream, against the current, around dams, throught pesticide-contaminated waters. Against staggering odds, she had won. Only champions survive to reproduce in the shallow gravels of the Upper Salmon River.
I wonder how a people can celebrate the Olympian feat about to unfold in Sydney, Australia, and fail to save from extincition the salmon now reaching central Idaho.
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