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May 18, 1980 -- The day Mt. St. Helens blew


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I remember it well, it was all over the news of course.   I actually had a small vial of volcanic dust from that eruption that I kept for years.  Not sure what happened to it. 

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I do! I did a school project of it a couple of years later.

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I honestly don't remember this as I would have only been about 6 years old at the time. In fact, when I think back on things, I really can't remember much of anything that far back other than a few memories of when I was about 7 years old and go my first Atari in about Christmas of '81 or '82, and then most of my memories seem to be in check starting around 1984 when I was about 9 - 10 years old.

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Unseen Photos of Mount St. Helens Eruption Uncovered From Forgotten Camera

 

A vintage camera from the early 20th century containing a roll of undeveloped film has yielded an extraordinary set of images showing the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, considered among the most disastrous volcanic eruptions in US history.

 

 

 

http://gizmodo.com/unseen-photos-of-mount-st-helens-eruption-found-in-for-1796229370

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