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Checkpoint Churchill

Alejandro Benes
From the Print Edition:
Dennis Hopper, Jan/Feb 01

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"You know the amazing thing?" the son asked. "The insurance company only settled the claim last year."

Now older, the producer relishes telling the story of how he rescued 200 Joya de Nicaragua cigars from certain and immediate immolation. Of course, the cigars, as they will, ultimately did burn.

Alejandro Benes covered the Sandinista revolution for a major U.S. television network news organization.


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