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Im not sure why I turned on the television that Friday
night. Mountains stand between me and most airwaves, and my old
TV set tunes into only two channels.
Its hot. The yard needs mowingthe grass is so tall
I have to wear rubber boots in the morning dew.
Rufina Amaya is one of the few survivors of the 1981
massacre in the Salvadoran village of El Mozote, where at least
1,000 people were killed by Salvadoran army soldiers of the
As I yelled at Melissa and Gabriel for disobeying, a terrible
contradiction flashed before me, but I beat it down, intent on
winning this battle of wits.