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Joe Oster
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Nearly a year in the making, the cartel story is finally here :) Enjoy!
"Engines purring, stones flying, while the raw, beautiful country of Mexico unrolled itself for us around every corner. It was all too good to be true, but as the saying goes, it usually is, and this story is no exception. It was one of the best days of my life, until I found myself staring up into the barrel of a loaded AK-47 in a riverbed of Mexico's most dangerous province. If you dare to explore the meaning of that, please read on. "

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Buenos Noches - Mexican cartel
      Buenos Noches                       The sun was sitting low in the dusty orange sky of Mexico's central province, Michoacán. Big plumes of white and yellow dust chased our convoy of  motorcycles. Everyone had sun-kissed noses, calloused bums, caked on...

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Cigerones Part 1 And The Seven Lessons Of Nick
              I look out the window and see the familiar mountain sitting alone to the east of the runway. The engines decelerates and the humming turbines slow as the captain prepares for landing. It was strange but somehow amusing to be landing at the sam...

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Writers Block
Start.... again...... To start and stop, ponder and wait, disrupt the flow of pen strokes pondering a perfection that will never come. This is where I went wrong, trying too hard to impress, to appease a reputation that was never there. Sit and let flow, dr...

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Blood Stain - Papua New Guinea
                                     Blood
stained fat saturates the earth in crusty layers. Hordes of flies cover
sections of ground like an oscillating second skin. A cocktail of rotting flesh
and mortal fear lingers low to the ground in a hazy sweat. The...
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