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Dan Bigley through the years

Dan Bigley fishing in Haines, 2001
Photo courtesy of Dan Bigley
Dan in the Grand Canyon during Prescott College orientation trip, 1998
Photo courtesy of Dan Bigley
Dan in the Grand Canyon during Prescott College orientation trip, 1998
Photo courtesy of Dan Bigley
Dr. James Kallman was the surgeon on call when Dan Bigley was mauled and lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003. Dr. Kallman with a CT Scan of Bigley's Skull made at the time of Bigley's mauling. Photographed in his office on Friday January 11, 2008.
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Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003. Bigley is now going to UAA where he is a 4.00 student and has a new son 6 month old Alden Bigley with his wife Amber Bigley. Dan's service dog is Anderson. Photographed in their home on Thursday December 13, 2007.
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Amber Bigley adjusts her son Alden's pants as her husband Dan Bigley holds him on Thursday December 13, 2007. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
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Dan Bigley service dog Anderson and his son Alden hang out on the living room floor on Thursday December 13, 2007. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
Bob Hallinen
Dan Bigley unloads the shopping cart at Costco on Dimond in a snow fall. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
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Dan Bigley with his service dog Anderson pulls the cart down the isle at Costco on Dimond with his son Alden. Dan's wife Amber Bigley looks at the selections in the background. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
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Dan Bigley and his son Alden and service dog Anderson wait for Dan's wife Amber Bigley in the Costco Warehouse store in south Anchorage on Wednesday January 9, 2008. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
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Dan Bigley his wife Amber Bigley and son Alden and service dog Anderson head across the Costco parking lot in a snow fall on Wednesday January 9, 2008. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
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Dan Bigley his wife Amber Bigley, son Alden Bigley and Dan's service dog Anderson, their other dogs are Hobbit, black dog, and Maya, the brown one go for a winter walk and stop to talk with neighborhood kids. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
Bob Hallinen
Dan Bigley checks his email as his son Alden sits on his lap in the family home in south Anchorage on Thursday December 13, 2007. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
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Dan Bigley plays an email for his wife Amber as his son Alden sits on his lap in the family home in south Anchorage on Thursday December 13, 2007. Dan Bigley lost his sight in a bear attack on the Russian River in the summer of 2003.
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Amber Bigley zips up son Alden Bigley's jacket as Dan Bigley has daughter Acacia Bigley on his shoulders and guide dog Anderson on lease as they get ready to go for a walk on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Dan Bigley was severely mauled by a grizzly bear on the Russian River in 2003 and lost his sight. Dan Bigley and Debra McKinney's book about Bigley's attack and life after "Beyond the Bear" has just been published.
Bob Hallinen
Acacia Bigley, Alden Bigley, Amber Bigley, Dan Bigley, and guide dog Anderson go for a walk near their south Anchorage home on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Dan Bigley was severely mauled by a grizzly bear on the Russian River in 2003 and lost his sight. Dan Bigley and Debra McKinney's book about Bigley's attack and life after "Beyond the Bear" has just been published.
Bob Hallinen
As Alden Bigley gets ready to dye an Easter egg, Dan Bigley holds the cup as daughter Acacia Bigley dyes an egg in their south Anchorage home on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Dan Bigley was severely mauled by a grizzly bear on the Russian River in 2003 and lost his sight. Dan Bigley and Debra McKinney's book about Bigley's attack and life after "Beyond the Bear" has just been published.
Bob Hallinen
Dan Bigley hands his son Alden Bigley an Easter egg to dye which Dan wrote on in their south Anchorage home on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Dan Bigley was severely mauled by a grizzly bear on the Russian River in 2003 and lost his sight. Dan Bigley and Debra McKinney's book about Bigley's attack and life after "Beyond the Bear" has just been published.
Bob Hallinen
Dan Bigley cools down the hard-boiled eggs as the family prepares to color Easter eggs in their south Anchorage home on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Dan Bigley was severely mauled by a grizzly bear on the Russian River in 2003 and lost his sight. Dan Bigley and Debra McKinney's book about Bigley's attack and life after "Beyond the Bear" has just been published.
Bob Hallinen
Dan Bigley and his wife Amber Bigley and kids Acacia and Alden Bigley sit on the couch of their south Anchorage home on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Dan Bigley was severely mauled by a grizzly bear on the Russian River in 2003 and lost his sight. Dan Bigley and Debra McKinney's book about Bigley's attack and life after "Beyond the Bear" has just been published. 130330
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