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Alumni Feel Effects of Virginia Earthquake

Story posted August 24, 2011

"Felt it near Wall Street, NYC. Thought my building was going to collapse. We all evacuated for about half an hour."

Polar Bears up and down the Eastern Seaboard report feeling the rumble in the wake of the 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered in Richmond, Virginia.

Associate Director for Online Communications Holly Sherburne was interviewed for a story in the Bangor Daily News.

"Baltimore, Maryland. Felt like a freight train came through our living room."

In it she speaks of alumni up and down the East Coast weighing in on Bowdoin's Facebook and Twitter pages about their experiences.

Read the Bangor Daily News article and view the Bowdoin College Facebook page with earthquake responses from more than 60 alumni.

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