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Reader's view: Thanks to Gov. Dayton for protecting wilderness

I make my living on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Traveling by canoe, ski or dog team, I introduce folks from all walks of life to the profound impacts of unspoiled wilderness. The awesome silence, inspiring vistas and clean waters converge in a soul-shaping power that refreshes, rejuvenates and heals.

Protecting the Boundary Waters from sulfide mining pollution is critical, and I’m grateful Gov. Mark Dayton agrees (“Twin Metals mine is threat to BWCAW, Dayton says,” March 8). Some places are too precious to risk.