Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

By Ben Muir 

Father's Day 'every day'

 

Ben Muir/Petersburg Pilot

Don Nelson recalls when he made his father proud on a boat trip in 1943 when he was 12.

National holidays often pose a reminder to many that being thankful should be constant, not reserved for a few days.

So for Father's Day Sunday, The Pilot scoured the Petersburg phonebook in search of people willing to share how they make their dad proud.

Here is this year's Father's Day 'every day' edition, as told by five Petersburg sons and daughters.

"Well, I have one story that I think will apply to making

my dad proud," said Don Nelson, recalling a time he was 12.

Nelson, now 86, remembers a blistery boat trip with his father from Petersburg to Juneau in winter, 1943. The two wer...



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