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Letter to the Editor: Chance Meeting in Florida of Two Haddam Families

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received April 25, 2021.

To the Editor,

Costa and Burt families

Recently while in Florida we took an airboat ride with friends and while boarding the airboat that holds 16 passengers I noticed a Burr Elementary Select Chorus T-shirt on one of the children. So I asked the parents where they lived and they said Higganum CT! This was startling as we live in Haddam and here we were in the middle of nowhere in a swampy marshland in Fellesmere, FL! (near Sebastian  FL)

What are the chances of running into a lovely family from your hometown?  Well we did. Here are  Kathleen and Doug Burt of Higganum and their two daughters and Sue and David Costa of Haddam. We all had a great ride and saw wonderful wildlife and many alligators, here is the largest one! A good time was had by all.

Submitted by Sue Costa (with permission from the Burt family)
Haddam

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