Panning for gold: Slate Creek students re-enact historical event

From left, Jada Childs, Tess Bigham and Peyton Doherty look over their "gold," which is in a hat. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now They weren't starving, and their belts weren't drawn up to the last desperate notch as so many prospectors had to...

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