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Joyce Lake

Menahga woman gets lost in bog while berry picking

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MENAHGA -- Prayer, a handful of blueberries and the comfort of a rope handle on her picking bucket were Joyce Lake's only sustenance during a day lost in a bog this summer.


"I'd say 'God, you promised me you wouldn't give me anything more than I can handle,'" Lake recalled. "I felt no peace and I thought 'well, maybe this is where I'm supposed to end my life.' I really thought I might not make it out of there."

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