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Angels of the Appalachian Trail

In Western Mass., hikers depend on the kindness of strangers

By Stephanie Schorow
Globe Correspondent / August 7, 2008

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Roy and Marilyn Wiley don't look like angels. The blueberry farm owners in Western Massachusetts seem like sturdy, seasoned New Englanders - pleasant yet no-nonsense. But to Appalachian Trail hikers Buffet and Mooch, the Wileys are angels. Trail angels, to be specific. (Full article: 1119 words)

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