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Sea, sand, and salt
Isabella Neoh

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Black and white. Fair hands pressed against black mud, dirt biting into pearly white crescents of fingernails. A ghostly pale child squatted in the thick black sand, firmly planted like one of the crooked, scarred, palm trees overhead, shrouded by the thick blanket of humid heat that enveloped the hidden beach …”