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Nancy Leeseberg would have sworn the voice on the other end of the phone was her grandson.

Sworn on the life of another grandchild.


On the other end of the phone Thursday was a potential Academy-Award actor.

"Hi! Do you know who this is?"

"My oldest favorite grandson," Leeseberg responded promptly.

The aspiring thespian then relayed a tale of woe. He'd gone with a buddy to Guatemala...

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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