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Monday, December 7, 2009

That long hot summer in 1976

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Summer 1976 featured an exceptionally long heatwave with the daily temperature over 90 for weeks on end: the ground was tinder-dry and there was a fire in the woods behind Ullenwood. You can see how parched the top of the hill became in this shot of Arwell Barrett, sporting his famous beret, and Jeff pictured that year by Becky Sanderson (Spencer).

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