He stood in the street with a phone playing muzak. He took a deep breath.

He had asked his travel agent to set up this vacation in Zihuatanejo because he was a fan of the scene with Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption. The street he stood on now, on his second morning in Zihua, reminded him not at all of that scene in the movie; in fact, little about Zihua was as expected.

ON HOLD IN ZIHUA BY STEVE HICKS

34TH PARALLEL MAGA…

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