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Part 3: From Pearl Lagoon to the Back Bay

Updated: February 13, 2007, 12:19 PM ET
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN The Magazine

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Two young boys prepare their shrimping net. Weekends are slow for fishing because the companies will provide gasoline only on weekdays. These boys and men row their canoes in the lagoon and set out for shrimp. Hansack explains that about a pound nets $1. "But they are fresh," he says as both he and Delmer start to laugh, "It's like Subway, they say 'Eat Fresh.' In Pearl Lagoon, we 'Eat Fresh.' "

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