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#398: The Steelworker’s Mermaid

n Lake Michigan, at 41st Street Beach, a mermaid suns herself by the water. Carved in stone, she stretches, her arms thrown back, her hair trickling out in rivulets from a peaceful, strong face. On top of a limestone boulder that once separated lake from land, the mermaid acts as resting spot for weary joggers, […]