WARTIME LIVING: Neither Heat nor Cold nor ...

In Old Forge, N.Y., in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, a pretty, blonde, 18-year-old, 120-lb. girl hoists into her truck as many as 30 mail sacks a day, drives 108 miles through one of the East's heaviest snow belts, delivering mail over a route her father left for war work. When snow piles higher than the running boards of her truck, Mailwoman Ann Gibbs takes to her skis, sack on her back, to reach isolated camps.

This Old Forge system for getting the mail through is only one of the answers to...

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