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How Did I Get to Alamos

In my previous post, I talked about how  a few of the women of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico planned to profile each of the fabulous women there  and ask them to write the story of how they arrived in Alamos. Here is MY answer:

Curiosity. I’d always been curious. In Coquille High School biology, I asked, “How does the water get up the corn stalk?” She answered, “It’s God’s will.”

During rush week at University of Oregon, I asked, “How much is your mortgage?” My father had said, “The higher the mortgage, the less money for good food.” In those days, I was slender and hungry so I pledged a sorority with no mortgage. (more…)

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