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What happened when the DHC visited the reservation more than 20 years ago?

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jenny37 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted February 3, 2010 at 2:09 AM via web

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What happened when the DHC visited the reservation more than 20 years ago?

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted February 3, 2010 at 2:23 AM (Answer #1)

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When the Director went to the reservation in New Mexico twenty to twenty-five years prior to this point, he ended up becoming the father of John the Savage.

The Director had gone there with a girl that he was in a relationship with.  They went out riding, had lunch and fell asleep.  When the Director woke up, he says, the girl was gone.  The horses got loose and he got hurt chasing them.

As it turns out, the girl (Linda) did not really run off and get killed in the desert.  She was found by some of the Indians and taken in.  She was pregnant at the time and ended up giving birth to John.

The director is embarassed by this because being a father is a disgusting idea in their society.

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