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Published July 01, 2011, 12:10 AM

'Dr. Beach' Picks Top 5 Great Lakes Beaches

A gentle breeze ripples Lake Michigan's deep blue surface as a gull circles lazily overhead. The sun is bright, the temperature is a comfy 70 degrees and the view of the water and the distant Manitou Islands is spectacular. The beach is wide and sandy — and almost deserted.

By: John Flesher, Associated Press

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