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Given the fact that Guam has a hot, humid climate and the sand blasters had to wear
full body protection and ventilated helmets, this was extremely hard work. Every
sand blaster seen in the drydock was skinny as a rail. They must have sweat gallons of
water every day! Here four of them were standing on a scaffold, raking their hoses
over the ship's hull.

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