People: Jul. 13, 1981

The goose-necked creature sunning itself off the shore of Lake Champlain may look like an inflatable beach toy, but there are those who insist that Champ is a genuine sea monster. Amateur Photographer Sandra Mansi, for one. Four years ago, says Mansi, she snapped Champ with her Kodak Instamatic. To see if the photo had been doctored, it was sent to the University of Arizona Optical Sciences Center for close scrutiny. B. Roy Frieden, 44, professor of optical sciences, pronounced it see-worthy. But skeptics are nettled by a number of things: 1) the...

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