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I am guessing that
some most of you are wondering where in the world Beaver Island is located. It's a fair question. I spent a significant portion of my life in Michigan and I've never been there. But, when a job opening for a primary school teacher popped up in my search, I applied. Then, I interviewed and was offered the job only a couple of hours later. Cody and I had to decide relatively quickly, in the end it seemed to be the best fit for both of our lifestyles and our relationship. Oh, wait, you were wondering where Beaver Island was…
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1.) The island boasts about 650 year round residents.
2.) There are SEVEN inland lakes on this tiny island.
3.) Access to the island is possible through ferries and airplanes.
4.) This island was once a Mormon kingdom (don't worry, that was a long time ago).
5.) There is a large Irish population on the island and there's always a huge St. Patty's celebration.
6.) There are also a ton of festivals dedicated to biking, water sports, music, and food.
7.) It is an outdoorsy place. There's hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and a bunch of winter sports too!
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Have you ever heard of Beaver Island?
Would you consider living on an island?