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Suspicious Glare of the Customs Officer

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Suspicious glare of the customs officer

Moving snail like in a long queue is daunting enough, let alone facing the solemn, suspicious glare of the customs officer as he or she fingers through our passport, visa and declaration card. Not to mention the next stage, emptying pockets, voiding bodies of footwear, belts and bling. Then the x-rays. If the dogs leave us be and luggage is lucky enough not to have succumbed to a random check, then we are free to go if we can find the way out. Help is often out of the question because it is with the troubled people ahead of us.

On one occasion, during a barrage of questions from a law student on summer vacation, filling the position of a customs officer was also a little daunting...

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