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Happy writing in the New Year!
Hey, It Could Happen To Anyone
On this day in 1493, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, sailing near the Dominican Republic, saw three “mermaids”–actually, they were manatees, corpulent marine mammals.
Columbus relayed the disappointing news that these mermaids were “not half as beautiful as they are painted.”