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Second Thoughts: A chance to get away


"You need camera," said the dark-skinned man striding along the Mazatlan beach, swinging a beer bottle by its long neck.

"Where are you from?" he asked. "Canada?"

I said I was from the U.S. That seemed to cinch it for him.

"You need camera," he declared firmly, marching off without waiting for a response.

This stranger's comments weren't as intrusive as they might sound.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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