Maine man to be buried in casket made from tree he revered
The man who spent the last years of his life fighting in vain to save Herbie, the oldest known American elm tree in New England, made his living in the forestry business, clearing and selling trees across southern Maine.
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#1 May 15, 2012
Revered by generations.
Our first President!
The aged tree
was limber then.
Gnarled dying branches
one's loving care.
The massive trunk
He who cared
followed then. Though
time was patient.
lament its flow. Now,
sunlight warms the earth.
#2 May 18, 2012
sick of this retarded story
#3 May 21, 2012
Imagine how Herbie feels
#4 May 21, 2012
The story doesn't come up - too bad.
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