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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Lifelong resident finds healing through Facebook history page

 

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Augie Schultz uses his Facebook page - "Wrangell yesterday. place where old friends stop and remember" - to find healing through memories of the community he has called home his entire life.

August Schultz Jr. was born June 23, 1960, in a hospital that's now an apartment building in Wrangell. He grew up in a house up behind that hospital, surrounded by family.

Schultz, known to friends as Augie, still lives in the same house, though alone, being the last living member of his immediate family. Though it's been hard, he has found healing through the town's history in the form of a Facebook page.

At his therapist's suggestion, Schultz created "Wrangell yesterday - place where old friends stop and remember" on Facebook. He uses it to post old photos, newspaper clippings and other i...



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