Stereo Track Showing as Mono Track in Edit View

I know this is probably something ridiculously simple :-)...but, I CANNOT figure out why a stereo track I'm working with is looking like a mono track in edit view.
What am I missing?

His Productions wrote:
I know this is probably something ridiculously simple :-)
What am I missing?
Yup...
Go to View>Waveform Channels and take the check out of 'Layered'...
Incidentally, the clue was that you have both channels displayed at the top of the screen - Layering is the only thing that will superimpose them.

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