The Goldsteins are not new to the Boundary Waters. They started coming to the BWCA when Joseph was 6 and Jacob was 3; this is Joseph’s 16th trip to the Boundary Waters!
We have been looking forward to their visit for a long time. Joseph has been battling Lukemia for two years, he is a remarkable young man who has become a dedicated and effective voice for the Wilderness. We are inspired by his strength and commitment to protecting the Boundary Waters. Joseph, Jacob, and Jeff set a goal of visiting us during every season of our #wildernessyear to @savetheBWCA. This is their final visit and they brought the rest of their family with them.
After swimming for an hour, most of the crew moved back to the beach and quickly began burying Jacob and Jonah in the sand. We look forward to several more days of adventures with our friends.
This special place needs our help. Sulfide-ore copper mines are being proposed along the southern edge of the Wilderness. They threaten to pollute our nation’s most popular Wilderness. Please follow the link in our bio, sign the petition and take action today to help protect the Wilderness for future generations.
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