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November 24, 1995 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ten people have killed themselves since the beginning of the year in this rural community of 3,200 Guarani Indians. The youngest suicide was Fortunata Escobar, 10. Fortunata's father had been away for more than a month, working for a distillery. Her mother had died earlier in the year. Eight brothers and sisters were staying by themselves in the family's rustic hut, with thatched roof and dirt floor.
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November 24, 1995 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ten people have killed themselves since the beginning of the year in this rural community of 3,200 Guarani Indians. The youngest suicide was Fortunata Escobar, 10. Fortunata's father had been away for more than a month, working for a distillery. Her mother had died earlier in the year. Eight brothers and sisters were staying by themselves in the family's rustic hut, with thatched roof and dirt floor.
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June 8, 1986 | United Press International
In the first World Cup in 1930, Uruguay met Argentina for the championship. The chant from the Argentine fans was: "Victory or death." More than a half century later, some would say the stakes have not greatly diminished. After the 1978 World Cup in Argentina, there were heart attacks in Mexico, suicides in Brazil and murder in France. Following West Germany's 3-2 loss to Austria in the same tournament, a West Berlin carpenter jumped from his window, shouting: "I don't want to live anymore."
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