• With  possible storm-caused  flooding conditions, the Governor had declared mandatory evacuation, but he hadn't offered a good idea as to where 5,000,000 evacuated people should stay . . .

No Vacancy

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  • Charlie's doctor had recommended a diet high in gluten-free natural minerals.  It was more difficult than he had imagined . . .

Minerals

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  • ICE had clear instructions from Washington DC:  No fire ants would be allowed into the US as asylum seekers.  "Try Cuba or Mexico," they were told . . .

No Asylum

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  • Percy was beginning to think his dermatologist was right--he should have used sunblock earlier . . .

Sunblock

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  • Susanna found her spoonbill perfect for catching tadpoles, minnows, and crayfish, but less than perfect for personal grooming . . .

Not Perfect

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  • Being an Apex Predator was cool; it looked good on the resume-- but it also meant he had to eat only fish or meat.  He looked longingly at the watermelons and sweet corn with butter.  But cool has its price . . .

Apex Predator

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