The Japanese woman was having trouble with the alpaca. The animal — a typically timid and docile cousin of the llama — was on a leash and apparently not interested in an orderly walk across the sprawling lawn.
“Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my!” That line from “The Wizard of Oz” came to mind as I looked out my car window and saw ferocious creatures staring straight at me like I was a dinner platter on wheels.
Across from an office park in a convenient Virginia roadside pull-off sits a pair of bins adorned with the Military Family Support Center’s logo, allowing locals to drop off clothes, housewares and other valuables. But none of the donations go to charity.
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