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Michael Richard Smith pilots his canoe in Boston Harbor, in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The 49-year-old Maine native said Tuesday that he's been paddling the waters of metro Boston since at least late summer with all of his possessions aboard a 14-foot, 40-year-old aluminum canoe that he patches with duct tape when necessary. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Photo by
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