Rome, Italy - September 16, 2005

In ancient times, warriors had to remove their helmets before they could use their
cell phones. Or, at least, that’s what it looks like in this shot, taken at the Coliseum
in Rome by Cindy Finney of Orange City. “The gladiator was one of several
similarly dressed vendors who try to entice tourists to pose with them — for a fee,
of course,” she writes. Wonder if he pays “Roman” charges. Ouch!
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( COURTESY OF CINDY FINNEY / September 18, 2005 )

In ancient times, warriors had to remove their helmets before they could use their cell phones. Or, at least, that’s what it looks like in this shot, taken at the Coliseum in Rome by Cindy Finney of Orange City. “The gladiator was one of several similarly dressed vendors who try to entice tourists to pose with them — for a fee, of course,” she writes. Wonder if he pays “Roman” charges. Ouch!

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