For years, Maya Leonard has taken flight on the handcrafted swing that hangs from a Douglas fir that has stood for more than a century on her family's property. The tree was damaged in the Valley Fire, and may yet be felled.
For years, Maya Leonard has taken flight on the handcrafted swing that hangs from a Douglas fir that has stood for more than a century on her family's property. The tree was damaged in the Valley Fire, and may yet be felled. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
For years, Maya Leonard has taken flight on the handcrafted swing that hangs from a Douglas fir that has stood for more than a century on her family's property. The tree was damaged in the Valley Fire, and may yet be felled. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

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