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Tongans invade Texas town

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 09, 2008

The NY Times picks up the story of the high school football team with a number of Tongan players covered a couple of days ago on kottke.org.

City officials have patiently assisted Tongan residents acclimate to a new culture, Faiva-Siale said. Compromises have been reached to accommodate large family gatherings at funeral rituals that last for days. And the city has promoted alternatives to the slaughtering of pigs at home for open-pit cooking. A mobile health unit helps to provide free flu shots and medical checkups.

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They’re building a Prada store just outside

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 07, 2005

They’re building a Prada store just outside the town of Valentine, TX (population: 187) with no door. It’s art!