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Jeldness, who’d set a world record by ski jumping 92 feet at the age of 15 in his homeland, enthralled local townspeople hurtling down the hill on 10-foot long wooden skis with only a single leather strap to hold them in place.
The market serves different purposes for the townspeople.
The indigenous Emberá townspeople were taking advantage of Mateo-Vega's late arrival to air grievances.
Sometimes, these stories have a clear villain: anti-Semitic or Islamophobic townspeople who are plainly intolerant of religious difference, or white residents who are hostile toward Christians of color.
According to townspeople, the young suspects were very much part of the community.
Each chapter is accompanied by ah-and-ooh beauty shots of the region, yet as winter gives way to spring and brown hills turn green, the day-to-day lives of the townspeople create a gentle, insistent critique of these seasonal postcards.
After the roof of the church collapsed, townspeople dug through the rubble for hours to try and find the bodies of the victims.
Their ring ceremony at Sept. 8 at the football stadium lasted 20 minutes, included video and had many of the townspeople in tears with the memories.
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