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<<--  Entry for:  February   17, 2014  -->>

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Voi Unit  February   17, 2014 After having a nice peaceful day the orphans gathered in the usual place ready to go back to the stockade for the night. Usually they grab a few minutes to play, soil dusting, rolling in the cool dirt they dig with their tusks, play pushing and wrestling matches, among other things. Tassia and Layoni have made this place their special play ground and immediately look for each other, stepping aside from the others, before starting their wrestling match. The two friends started a tough strength testing game leaving the other orphans mere spectators. Tassia used all his might to win the game but young Layoni gave his all to keep him at bay. At one point Tassia lost his footing and, without wasting time, Layoni grabbed the opportunity and pinned him to the ground. Tassia struggled hard to get up but Layoni made sure he could not and when he finally gave up, Layoni ran around charging, cheering himself with joy. Layoni ecstatically even ran to a tree and started hitting it with his head to see if he could break it down but had to give up as it was time to head back to the stockades.

Tassia and Layoni wrestle

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