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Torphy was sworn in as the park’s oldest junior ranger by Grand Canyon Conservancy staff. (Photo courtesy of Cheri Stoneburner)

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Grand Canyon Conservancy swears in 103-year-old Junior Ranger Rose Torphy

To many visitors, it seems as if Grand Canyon National Park has always existed in the American southwest, but when Rose Torphy was born, its place in the budding National Park Service had yet to be realized.