The sentence: "This means that if you are in any way different, you could possibly find yourself in a column in a newspaper"
I am not sure whether it is correct to have 'in' two times in a row, maybe on a newspaper? But that sounds incorrect too..
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There is no rule against using the same preposition in consecutive prepositional phrases:
I was in my suit in a car in a hold in a boat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
I'm hard pressed to think of an example right off, but I'd venture to say that there have been many writers who have employed doing so as a literary scheme or a rhetorical device, that even the best writers have done exactly this.
I knew I'd come up with a literary example:
I would not, could not, in the rain,
not in the dark, not on a train,
not in a car, not in a tree.
I do not like them, Sam, you see,
not in a house, not in a box,
not with a mouse, not with a fox.
I will not eat them here or there.
I do not like them anywhere!
-Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss.