Shame on WJ for 'spicing' up story with fake photo


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When I saw the purported tsunami photo accompanying the "Village trustee, the explorer and the tsunami" article in the Feb. 2 WEDNESDAY JOURNAL, it immediately struck me as a fake. And indeed it is. According to the Snopes Urban Legends website, the photo you published is a doctored picture of the skyline of Antofagasta, Chile.

Shame on you for spicing up your story with such an obviously doctored photograph.

Alma Klein
Oak Park

Editor's Note: See correction on page 2, Ken Trainor, page 39.

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