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A hiker in the Cascades thought she would die in a snowstorm. But a stranger was looking out for her.

By Antonia Noori Farzan

This is an excerpt from an article published in the November 2nd Washington Post regarding the helicopter rescue of solo hiker Katharina Groene, 34, at the end of October from deep snow near Glacier Peak.  She had recorded messages for her family and apologized for dying ...