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Travel is good for your health


Last updated 2/9/2023 at 3:57pm

Ed Beall rides a camel in the desert on his way to a Bedouin camp after arriving in Abu Dhabi. Village News/Courtesy photo

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal

Special to The Village News

It was around ten o'clock one night when I heard my phone plink notifying me of a message. Concerned it might be one of my far away family members, I checked to see who it was.

It turned out to be a former bridge partner waving to me from the back of a camel. (His name is Edward Carson Beall and he used to live in Pala with his wife Suzie who passed from cancer about four years ago.)

I texted back, "How did you get there?"

He texted back, "I flew on Emirates Airlines to Abu Dhabi."

"No, how'd you get on the camel?"

"With difficult...

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