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Smelly Lessons in Life

When I was about 5 my mum had a demonstration of what you would call my "child's honesty". We got on a bus and took a seat. ...

Camila Santos Simmons
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So I was in prison in Bolivia...

NOTE: For those who don't believe this story, read/research "Marching Powder"... this is not a joke! ...

Ashy Boy
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Nightmare in the Middle of Nowhere

It was December of 1974 and I had just got married to Juvencio in Porto Alegre. For our honeymoon, we decided to drive 750km south down to Punta del Este to spend some time on the beach in Uruguay....

Maria Santos
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