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Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

When Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Way Too Much

Posted on 30. Aug, 2007 by in Curious Travel

When Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Way Too Much

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe While the world has been focusing on the horrors of AIDS in Africa, a bit of medical good news has burst forth from Africa. Zimbabwe traditional healer George Moyo has become a media star by selling vuka-vuka, a concoction of plants that he claims are a powerful aphrodisiac. Vuka-vuka (pronounced VOO-ka VOO-ka), which […]

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The Detective, the Suburbanites, and the Kid who Failed Mugging 101

Posted on 30. Aug, 2006 by in Personal essays

WASHINGTON, D.C. I almost got mugged the other night. After dinner with a friend in the Washington, D.C. area, I took the Metro to Friendship Heights.  It was about midnight and I decided to walk back to the house where I was staying.  I strolled through one of the better neighborhoods of the well-heeled Northwest […]

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