Take a walk someplace new: A personal essay

photo of Berkeley
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Oct. 31 — Halloween day  I walked around the streets and neighborhoods of North and West Berkeley, basking in the late-afternoon glow of the sinking sun and the festive fervor in the air.  Sidewalks strewn with fallen leaves were crowded with families and kids, most of them dressed in costumes,
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