To grandmother’s house we go | Opinion

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By Claire Whitcomb “Over the river and through the woods” is as synonymous with Thanksgiving as turkey and pumpkin pie. But where exactly are the woods these days? And how much of our rivers are hidden as we zoom over cement bridges, thinking only about the traffic between here and the cranberry sauce?. New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the nation, with more urban terrain than forests, according to a 2015 study by Rowan and Rutgers universities. What’s worse is that most of us can’t tell the forests from the trees. Me included. This fact is especially embarrassing, given that I…

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