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Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: To All Who Love the Meadowlands

BCAS Nature Walk at DeKorte Park

For everyone that has come to love our Meadowlands there have never been words needed or explanations sought to explain our passion for this special place.

There was never a requirement to discuss details or describe the reasons why the frequent visitors just know in their hearts that the Meadowlands is part of who we are and that it conveys “life” to those that have come to love it, the same as it does for any wild bird of the skies.

To those of us who grew up there it has risen like a phoenix from the ashes and for those that have recently discovered its magic is a whole new world which has been waiting to reveal itself to those lucky enough to search out its treasures. And yet sometimes I am still asked why I love the Meadowlands. So for those that have yet to visit there I will try in some way to explain what the Meadowlands means to me ans many more of us.

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