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Mosquitos. Can’t live with 'em, can’t live without 'em. Tell us how you really feel about skeeters in haiku form (three lines: 5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables) for a chance to be featured in our August issue!
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Hoskinini and his followers came to the banks of the San Juan River and simply vanished. That's where the tale begins.
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Lost in an Alaskan blizzard, one man struggles to find his way to safety.
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