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Philippines: Bend Like The Bamboo

Let me tell you a little bit about bamboo. Bamboo is technically a kind of grass. It is one of the fastest-growing plants in the world, and it grows even on poor soil. It’s a strong and lightweight building material. It can survive the strongest typhoons that ravage the countryside every year. Its secret lies in its flexibility. It does not resist the force of the wind that would topple most trees. Read More.



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