Foreign News: Les Grecs et Les Purs

A joint statement by the French Nudist societies announced last week: "One Frenchman in every 10,000 is now a Nudist."

This is a shrewd way of saying that there are 4,000 Nudists in France (with many more in Germany where the cult started). Within the French movement there are two sects, Les Grecs and Les Purs.

At a sunparty on one of the societies' discreetly enclosed lawns, Les Grecs appear in classic Greek draperies of sheerest gauze. Les Purs appear in the scantiest of Chitons (shirts), barely conforming to the French law against absolute nudity


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