Today, journalist Michael Yon reports from the Congo, where the practice of killing cobras is on the rise.
Pam says that the Congolese are extremely friendly and spiritually hungry, and they have their own ideas about why the house has so many cobras. They believe that atrocities committed during the war have left the home cursed.
Pam says that it’s starting to get a little unnerving, though I’d say by any reasonable standard her family has nerves of steel. She brought a vial of anti-venom but it needs refrigeration, and the vial must be kept at the home of a neighbor who has constant current. She also said the anti-venom is getting a little cloudy, indicating it might be getting old.
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