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Written by The Northern Advocate   
Monday, 26 April 2010

Grains of sand slowly run through Meleofa Mafileo's fingers and into the bubbling surf as she casts her eyes seaward.

She's just finished a three-hour walk in ankle-deep water along the water's edge off Ngunguru sandspit.

A rahui placed on the area has ended.

It's the same water that claimed her son's life 19 days ago. The same water that has so far refused to give his body up.

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