Give Prostheses to 35 Maimed Colombian War Victims


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The Worrier Who Had Eight Lovers

By a male, under 16 years old, in Masai, Kenya
Map of THE WORRIER WHO HAD EIGHT LOVERS Long time ago in a community of Masai there was worrier who was very bravely and hand some looks made all the girls of the village fall in love with him. It came to appoint that the worrier was to leave his own community and go far away to fight . The worrier gave his lovers some conditions to be followed. He called the youngest of his eight lovers and told her to put fresh milk in a small guard . He also instructed to keep checking on the color of the milk everyday. If the milk turned red the worrier would have been killed or will be in a seriously wounded. After a short time of leaving the lover check the milk and saw that it was turning slowly reddish, so the lover find a way to look for his worrier. She travelled for a long time and finnaly she came across him. He was in a serious wounded and was dyeing. The woman washed the wounds everyday and look food to feed his husband and after one month the worrier recover his health and from that day they live happily life. Read more.
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Project Leader

Catalina Alvarez

Bogota, D.C., Colombia

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