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Gazette Reporter Justin Mason recreates a scene at Route 7 Diner in Colonie on Friday, August 19, 2011, where he played an extra for the filming of "A Place Beyond the Pines".
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Gazette Reporter Justin Mason recreates a scene at Route 7 Diner in Colonie on Friday, August 19, 2011, where he played an extra for the filming of "A Place Beyond the Pines".
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Our meal at the Route 7 Diner was quiet, long and somewhat awkward. Kate Alois pushed a soggy piece of lettuce around her plate with a fork. She smiled, took a sip of water and then mouthed a few words as though she were talking. I squinted my eyes slightly and cocked an ear toward her, as if that might make her words more audible. When this failed, I jammed my fork into a dwindling ...

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