Postcard: Mt. Edgecumbe's "tassle is worth the hassle"

SITKA, ALASKA Mt. Edgecumbe High School graduated eighty-eight students on Thursday (5-7-09).
The state-run boarding school in Sitka serves students from towns across Alaska. It was standing-room only in Sitka’s performing arts center, as families and friends turned out to support the new grads.
KCAW’s Robert Woolsey attended the ceremonies, and sent this audio postcard:
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