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  • A fisherman on the beach hollers at me from down by the shore: "Are you from Michigan, too?"

    I, shoeless, in my Jensen Beach hoodie and shorts: "Nope."

    He's stumbling a little in the surf, slurring his words, says: "Oh. My friend here. He's from Michigan. Your legs are white like his."

    He's alone.

    I smile, turn, and head down the beach pondering his sanity .. and the pale quality of my legs.
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