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On Buenos Aires' broad, stately Avenida Alvear last week, municipal workers in faded blue denim wearily hammered together a new temporary grandstand. "What is this for?" asked a reporter. "The July 9 Independence celebration? The arrival of Chile's President?" "Quién sabe?" answered a carpenter. "Perhaps for that. Perhaps for the return of the Sñora from her voyage. Ah, sñor, you have read of this voyage? A miracle, is it not so? Surely, all the world must know of it."

Surely the world did. And without a doubt, the triumphal tour of...

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