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Another Day in the Drop Zone

BAIDOA, SOMALIA"SALAT! SALAT!"The call to prayer came at 4:30 a.m."Pray! Pray! It's better to pray than to sleep!"I was staying in a house across...

Another Day in the Drop Zone

TIEGLO, SOMALIADESPITE WHITE HAIR and a white beard, John Miskell looks absurdly vigorous for a man who has spent his adult life in the punishing bush. The mystery of his youthful...

Another Day in the Drop Zone

MANGAR ANGUI, SUDANAT SIX IN THE evening, Loftus fired up her WFP solar-powered radio and shouted out, "Lima Two, Mike Golf India!" No response. She shouted again, and this time...

Another Day in the Drop Zone

LOKICHOKIO, KENYAIT HAPPENED QUICKLY, the switch from blighted war zone to bush-camp luxury. Loftus, Kamemia, and I waited at Mangar Angui's airstrip with our gear for the single...

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