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    Outside Online | Paul Kvinta | 11/12/19 | 39 min
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    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      7 months ago

      This article legit gave me faith in journalism. Although I’ve never read Earnest Hemingway’s war reporting, I would imagine is was a lot like this. Three cheers to Outside Online!

    • jeff
      Top reader this weekReading streakScribe
      7 months ago

      Can't recommend this one enough. Highly informative but also deeply personal. The story of the older elephant couple used as props in a cabaret parking lot after being chained up in the jungle all day was especially powerful:

      Someone builds a bonfire in the parking lot and a conga line forms, lurching this way and that, skirting the flames, romping past the elephants. The singing and dancing continues late into the night.

      Trapped in the eye of this storm, Joumban and Mae Seang press their faces against each other. With her trunk, Mae Seang gently touches Joumban’s mouth, his tusks, his eyes. He responds in kind. They wrap their trunks around each other and rub foreheads. What must they make of all this?

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        7 months ago

        Thriller! Def AOTD material.