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Instagram photo by jamesjeanart - The women rowed us out into the flooded mangrove forest.

Instagram photo by jamesjeanart - The women rowed us out into the flooded mangrove forest. The water reflected ribbons of light that shimmered on the trees surrounding us. David and I were on a boat together, escorted by a flotilla of camera men and local river people. The interview began awkwardly. Dave asked me questions, and as usual, I failed to sound convincingly warm and human. My eyes were distracted by the light vibrating around us, and my answers were dull. But I was sitting in front of