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Haag swims in Bristol Bay, which he would frequently do during his extended stay on the barge.

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Haag smiles in front of the mountains shortly after arriving in Alaska

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Haag and his childhood best friend stand next to the 1964 airstream camper they lived in during their 30 days on the barge.


While the majority of the world spent this past summer close to home because of the coronavirus pandemic, Mitch Haag, a junior history major from Grand Rapids, Michigan, worked on fishing boats in rural Alaska.

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Cedarville, Cedarville University, student, Alaska



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