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Yaxachen, Yucatan Family Whose House Burn Down: Photo Gallery
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Yaxachen, Yucatan Family Whose House Burn Down: Photo Gallery

In 2012, we did an outing to Yaxachen, Yucatan to see a family we'd read about in the newspaper whose house had burned down while they were out on a posada. It was one of the most memorable weekends we had during our stay in the Yucatan.Related Posts:Robbed and Violated by Chu Chi Loco and the Have Nots -- By Jennifer ShippMy Birthday Inundation and Subsequent Salvation -- By Jennifer ...
Women in the Yucatan — By Jennifer Shipp
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Women in the Yucatan — By Jennifer Shipp

I’ve been reading a book called Women of Yucatan by George Ann Huck and Jann E. Freed. Last year, upon returning from Mexico, I ordered some books by Oscar Lewis (The Children of Sanchez and Five Families)  an anthropologist who studied Mexican families. The books have made me glad to be an American. In Mexico, rape isn’t considered a crime if a woman agrees to marry her rapist.According to some of this ...
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