The fair-skinned, blue-eyed American tourist stopped dead in her tracks. She could not take another step, as though an invisible wall stood before her. She was confused. What could cause her to be suddenly nauseous and dizzy? It was hot, but not unbearably so. Besides, she loved the hot weather. She had traveled to this city of ruins with a friend from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, but her friend had gone off with her boyfriend to explore. She sat alone unable to move.
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