Bridge over Peñasquitos slough. The Rats built rafts from whatever wood they could get their hands on and poled their way through the passageways in the mud, the marshes, and the inlets.

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The Terrace Rats: A Feral Childhood in Del Mar

North County before I-5

While the tin can house had a red tile roof like any other adobe home, it was never normal. “It was a natural celestial spot. Except for Red Rock, it had the highest peak on the mesa.”


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