Foreign News: CITY IN TERROR


From South Africa's largest city, TIME Correspondent Alexander Campbell reported:

This spring week in Johannesburg the flowering plums were massed with pink after a hard winter. But I found that in South Africa's Golden City you can't have even a haircut without bumping into crime.

The barber was a big man (280 Ibs.) with strong hands and a voice as soft as the plum blossoms.

"Caught a coon trying to break into my house last night," he said.

"What did you do?"

"I heard the bedroom window go up. I'm big but...

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