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The Lakes of Kenya

Rhona Lewis

We’re back on another visit to my homeland Kenya, this time to visit its huge and magnificent lakes.

 

Site-Seeing: Hoover Dam

Symee Gilman

Where? Black Canyon, spanning the Colorado River between Arizona and Nevada, North America When Was It Built? From March 1931 to March 1936 Why? To control floods, provide irrigation water, and produce hydroelectric power

 

Shragi and Shia and the Ultra-Bright Idea

Yael Mermelstein

“Are you sure you lost your ring again?” my father called down the stairs to my mother. “I have a hanger all the way down the drain and I don’t feel any resistance.” My mother’s response sounded frantic. “I don’t know if it fell down the drain. I remember taking it off by the bathroom sink and then I came downstairs and I was cooking and I didn’t have it anymore …” My mother’s voice drifted off into a resigned sigh. “Maybe Shragi and Shia can help.”



 
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