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COURTESY OF THE SOMERS FAMILY
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A lost Seattle climber's family seeks an elusive peace

With the search for Wally's body called off, Somers' family and friends gathered at Bedal Campground, in the shadow of Sloan Peak, to remember him. On a rainy day, sun broke through the clouds when one of his favorite songs, "Sunshine On My Shoulders," played on a boom box.