Campobello Island swap would be good for US and Canada

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Bob Booth is a Realtor in White Rock, British Columbia. He has an MFA degree in creative writing from Goddard College and was an editor and publisher of a weekly newspaper in rural Georgia. He has spent many summers in Maine.

Avid hockey fans know we are nearing the NHL trading deadline, when each team gets creative, pondering a final deal that might improve its prospects for a postseason run.

This year, however, I suggest we broaden our focus toward a bigger swap, one that could ease the agony of hundreds of our neighbors, correct a long standing geographic anomaly, and show the world how sovereign borders can be adjusted peacefully.

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