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Newest transplant makes good on promise to wife, moves to town


Kyle Clayton / Petersburg Pilot

Booker started his first day Tuesday at the James A. Johnson Airport.

Petersburg's newest resident, David Booker, moved to town after fulfilling a promise made four years ago to his wife, Sherry.

"This is my wife's dream location," David Booker said. "We came up on the ferry four years ago through the Narrows and got off the boat here in Petersburg and we met so many nice people that day. She turned to me and said 'If you ever get a chance to apply for a job in Petersburg promise me you'll do it.'"

He did just that when he applied last December to be the Alaska Airlines Manager of the Petersburg Airport.

David Booker, originally from Southern California, wo...

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