November 2011

Because Marines Never Forget

Volume 94, Issue 11

- Part II,Tinian

There are clues about Tinian's smalltown atmosphere. Signs outside the domestic airlines of Saipan International Airport read: "No chewing or spitting betel nut," another name for the seed of the areca palm that grows well in the Marianas. It is a mild stimulant, apparently habit-forming, banned in schools, and it stains sidewalks and teeth.

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