Friday, January 16, 2015

"It is an intricate story that sounds more like fiction. Picking up Spanish as they went, the Quakers slowly made their way south through Latin America. ... Several members of their caravan were swimming in a river after crossing into Costa Rica from Nicaragua. They noticed that some locals were frantically shouting at them in Spanish. That’s when they learned the Spanish word for 'shark.'”

Costa Rica’s Quakers dodged US draft, now face perils of changing world


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