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2008-09-28 12:00:21

By Rodger L. Hardy Deseret News Every fall and spring, a group of volunteers from the Salt Lake City area loads up trucks and SUVs for a trek into the southwestern Utah and northern Arizona Navajo reservation to deliver food, medical supplies and other goods to some 525 Navajos ranging in age from 70 to 106. Many of the Navajos live as far as 50 miles from the nearest border town. For them, modern conveniences simply don't exist. They live as their forefathers did for centuries. Most have...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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