The California Family That Died Hiking In The Sierra National Forest Were Victims Of A Common Human Flaw

We’ve all made this mistake at some point in our lives.

Bev Potter
4 min readOct 26, 2021

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Photo: Steven Jeffe

It’s easy to think that Ellen Chung, Jonathan Gerrish, their baby daughter, and their dog died from something sinister. When their bodies were first discovered on August 17, 2021, with no obvious…

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Bev Potter

Legal secretary by day, insomniac by night. Ally. BA, MA. Humor, pop culture, and things that make you think. My weekly-ish newsletter is bevpotter.substack.com