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James Perkins and his family have spent 51 years logging forests in northern Arizona.

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Perkins continues family logging tradition

Second generation logger James Perkins continues family business with forest thinning and fire prevention projects

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — James Perkins says he is a blessed man. A northern Arizona logger since 1966, Perkins has spent the past 51 years working in the ponderosa pines alongside his family.