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CHRIS JOHNS / The Seattle Times, 1981

Sunday, April 13, 2014

For families of St. Helens victims, Oso brings familiar heartbreak

For many months after the eruption, Ralph Killian, a Lewis County logger, repeatedly searched the devastation for signs of his missing son and daughter-in-law. Christy Killian’s remains were found a year after the disaster, but there was no trace of John Killian.