Porky Bickar and Foolish History
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It was the spring of 1974 and residents of the Alaska panhandle town of Siska woke to a surprise. 3400 foot mount Edgecombe, towering over the city, was belching thick, black smoke. Little did the worried residents know that local resident Porky Bickar was following in an ancient tradition.
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