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“Last day,” Lieutenant Foster said. “By thirteen-hundred we’ll be done with this shit.” Staff Sergeant Perez nodded, still staring out over the horizon from his chair atop the parking garage. Seagulls flew near the shoreline, their incessant cries echoing through the humid morning air. The sun was just starting to make an appearance, peeking over the bay and turning its choppy waves to gold. Perez stood and fished his cigarettes out of the multipurpose pouch ...
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