2/5/2003

Living with the Hippos

Filed under:General — eric @ 12:43 pm

Luis Perea is a refugee inside of Columbia, chased from his home by civil war. Now he tries to make a living by raising cattle and bananas while living with his family inside the ruined confines of drug lord Pablo Escobar’s abandoned ranch. Says Perea, “I guess I am like the hippos. They also came from a far place but now they are happy here.” You’ll have to read the article to see where the hippos fit in.

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