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Coastal Snobs Take a Trip to the “Third Coast.”

Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2007.

On their day off, facilitators Susan Lee and Jenna Weiss-Berman decided to explore. They hopped in the car and headed due west, where they ended up at what Michiganders call “the beach.” Susan and Jenna, both east coasters, obviously could not conceive of this “beach” in a landlocked state of the Middle West. Therefore, they were beyond pleasantly surprised when they happened upon this:

Susan and Jenna huddle together on the shores of Lake Michigan in Saugatuck, Michigan.

Jenna jumps for joy at the mere fact that there are sand dunes in the midwest!

We leave our mark.

We kick it old school Western Michigan style in Douglas, Michigan.

The animals bid farewell as we drive away, and Susan contemplates a career in nature photography.

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