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Steven Burns

Steven Burns, a lifelong lobster fisherman from Bar Harbor, ME, shares his memories of eventful days on the water, the lessons he learned from his mentor as a young fisherman, and reflections on the changes in technology that he has observed in his over 40 years of fishing experience.




Giulia Cardoso

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Burns, Steven Oral History Interview, February 28, 2019, by Galen Koch and Griffin Pollock, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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