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  •  Beautiful diary Ollie. (3+ / 0-)
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    Ahianne, chimene, RunawayRose

    It reminds me of my family's experience with Mexicans.  A family of Mexicans came to help one of the local families we knew harvest tobacco.  When I say family, I mean grandfather, sons, wives, children, the whole lot.

    They were fantastic.  In the fall they had a big pig picking, Mexicans and Americans sharing both traditions of food and music.  They with their sugar/cinnamon tortillas, and us with pig cooked on the grill.  

    Both families played instruments and sang in their native languages and style.  Little children ran around all over the place, the American children in jeans, and the little Mexican girls in frilly dresses.  

    It was really fantastic.

    In the time it took Adam Lanza to reload, eleven children escaped. What if...

    by Sixty Something on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 02:58:30 PM PST

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