Not always have the stories been happy. At this very spot, we had trouble crossing the water and I fell under with my camera exposed.

My camera was dead. I quickly dried it off but it wasn't responding.. I literally hiked several miles out of here with tears. I knew I'd never be able to afford to replace my camera. I'm a single, self-supporting girl on a budget just barely getting by. I was heartbroken.

I took the camera home and took out all the cards and battery and let it dry in the warm desert air where I live in the Sonoran desert.

Believe it or not, 2 weeks later the camera came back to life. And the dog and I were back in business.

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