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Volcanic eruption adds new twist to Comoros legend

Posted on Tuesday, 26 April, 2005 | Comment icon 3 comments


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"Nobody has ever seen him and lived. Quite how the ancestors ever verified the existence of "Red Headband" -- the Indian Ocean's answer to Big Foot, the Yeti and the Loch Ness monster -- is thus a mystery."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by ROGER on 26 April, 2005, 16:36
I wonder what wonderful stories would be told if Volcanologists in their heat resistant suits were seen taking lava samples. I mean the wise old elders would have to explain them to the younger generation. Thats their job.
Comment icon #2 Posted by crescentmoon on 26 April, 2005, 18:42
Nobody has ever seen him and lived[/quote people just looove making up stories don't they?! but we can never shun what we cannot truly explain either. all we can do is politely respect what the elders have to say about "legends"...because obviously they've seen many more moons than us.
Comment icon #3 Posted by liljellybean on 27 April, 2005, 6:25
If no one has ever seen him and lived then where do the stories come from?


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