On this day in history, September 23, 1806, Lewis and Clark return to St. Louis as heroes after journey


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by Kerry Byrne

“Lewis and Clark’s journals record for us not only a story of astonishing personal courage but also a powerful parable of trust within the human community,” writes editor Landon Y. Jones in his 2000 account of their diaries, “The Essential Lewis and Clark.”

“On one level, Lewis is the more sophisticated storyteller,” he wrote.

“Clark on the other hand is blunter, earthier and more to the point.”

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