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Letters: Reactions to readers' photos; tips on traveling alone

What readers saw in other readers' photos

Some random thoughts about the excellent photo presentation in the Sept. 20 issue ["See. Snap. Wow."].

— That alligator looks like it is covered in something I can only think of as "pond scum," a descriptive I first heard on an episode of "Cheers" when characters Sam and Diane were going at it.

— Campobello Island is where Franklin Delano Roosevelt often vacationed; later on, the stays were the subject of a Broadway play.

— Might not...