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Retracing the steps of B.C.'s 'mystery woman'


Lillian Alling's story is one of endurance and mystery.

Alling was a Russian immigrant who grew incredibly homesick and decided to head back to her native country, by walking across North America from New York City to the Bering Sea.

Her journey has been the subject of an opera, and now a new book by B.C. writer Susan Smith-Josephy.

Click on the link below to hear her speak with Dave.

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