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Homesteading in Alaska Shapes the Lives of Two Small-Town Kids from Wisconsin
The Langdok's move to Anchorage, Alaska in 1969 was a daring and gutsy decision on the part of this young Wisconsin couple with a two-year-old baby daughter. It wasn't long before exciting and unexpected challenges started to shape and mold their character; from finding a dead body, dealing with airplane crashes and police department murders to 'homesteading' in a log cabin with no electricity or water! A second baby girl joined the family and together they enjoyed the summer camping and fishing surrounded in breathtaking scenery, autumn horseback rides throughout the beautiful Chugach Mountains and winter snowmachining and skiing in a frosty, cold landscape. They learned to live off the land raising delicious vegetables under the midnight sun, smoking fresh-caught salmon for the larder and filling their freezer with moose and caribou. It was a good and rewarding life! Together with their children, Don and Lanna established lifelong friendships while making Alaska their home. This is their true story...