Regarding “Archbishop sees damage close-up,” Oct. 16, Page 1:

The article and video on the devastating wildfires in the Santiam Canyon were intense.

The special coverage of Tom and Norma Mack is an affirmation of life. An everyday couple in the community, now retired, they worked hard, welcomed children, endured heartbreak, enjoy living and believe in God.

From a popular song refrain: “That’s what it’s all about.”

Lois Ann Lackey