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General News    H1'ed 4/6/12

Collateral Damage in the Marcellus Shale

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Collateral Damage in the Marcellus Shale

 

by WALTER BRASCH

 

There's nothing to suggest that in his 51 years Kevin June should be a leader.

 

Not from his high school where he dropped out after his freshman year.

 

Not from his job, where he worked as an auto body technician for more than 35 years.

 

Both of his marriages ended in divorce, but did produce two children, a 31-year-old son and a 28-year-old daughter.

 

June readily admits that for most of his life, beginning about 14 when he began drinking heavily, he was a drunk. Always beer. Almost always to excess. But, he will quickly tell you how many weeks he has been sober. It's now 56, he says proudly.

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