The Foreign Service Journal - October 2014 - page 74

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OCTOBER 2014
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LOCAL LENS
BY ED MALCIK
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PARIS, FRANCE
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very tourist to Paris eventually winds up on the Montmartre hill,
a haunt of the Impressionists, and hangs out in the cafes around
the Place du Tertre. Paris is famous as a city for lovers, and here
a bride and groom gaze into each other’s eyes. No, wait: she is
looking into her dish of ice cream, and he into the endless depths of his
phone. Somehow, however, love still transcends technology.
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Ed Malcik joined the Foreign Service as a management o cer in 1984 follow-
ing a tour in the Peace Corps, and served in Douala, Mumbai, Bridgetown,
Dakar, Abidjan, Djibouti, Berlin and Stockholm. He retired in 2010 and now
relishes his role as a trailing spouse, following his wife, Susan, to Paris and
Chennai. e photo was taken with a Nikon 300s and 24mm lens.
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