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The Lettuce Collector

She explained to me that produce was essential to progress. “Science?” she would say. “Show me science on an empty stomach!”

Farming was her calling. Everything else, she said, didn’t really matter.

A twist of fate brought me, undeserving, through the famine, left alone to carry her message of life.

Hands-Off Research

No one in Joel’s family knew the difference between alligators and crocodiles, so he decided to find out for himself.

Joel stalked Florida’s swamps, taking pictures and making notes. After several long, hard weeks, he had his answer:

The alligators liked eating his legs, while the crocodiles preferred his arms.