REFUGEES: Everybody Here?

On Stockholm's Central Station the Czech ice hockey team lined up to take the southbound train. The players had just won the world's championship and they were in an alcoholic mood. Happiest of all was hefty, beaming Manager Antonin Vo-dicka. "Everybody here?" he asked. "We could not find Marek," glowered the thinlipped man whom Prague had sent along to act as the team's Communist chaperon. But Vodicka was unconcerned. "Maybe he's in the train," he hiccoughed and stumbled in himself.

It was not until next morning that Manager Vodicka realized that Zdenek Marek, his tall center forward, had deserted team and...

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