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Billy Smolinksi

The Smolinski Trial

Gleason is a named suspect in the disappearance of Billy Smolinski Jr., a Waterbury man who vanished from his life seven years ago. Gleason had been dating Smolinski for a year when he discovered she was also involved with another man, an influential politician in Woodbridge. Billy and Madeline argued over the affair and they broke up two days before he vanished.


Albania; An Exquisite Contradiction

  I rounded a corner in Fier, Albania, and encountered ten police officers standing on the side of the road gesturing towards me. Crap, I thought, here comes the shakedown. I pulled my rental car over and fumbled for my passport and rental agreement. I wondered how I’d manage with the few words of Albanian…

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