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Surf-skier visits Little Girl's Point on journey around Great Lakes

 

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Traci Martin uses a bonfire as a beacon to guide her into Oman's Creek at Little Girl's Point Tuesday. Martin stopped at the Point during her attempt to become the first person to paddle around all five Great Lakes in a single year.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - Little Girl's Point may have played a small part in a world record this week as Traci Martin stopped at the Point during her quest to become the first person to paddle the coastline of all five Great Lakes and set a world record for most miles paddled in her type of boat.

Martin credits her mother's cancer diagnosis with the inspiration to attempt the journey.

"The last couple weeks of her life, she had a lot of regrets about things - she always wanted to learn to play the piano and never did - things she wanted to do," Ma...



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