In the news yesterday, two stories of desperate people trying to make it to the country that runs "Modern Day Gulags".
First, Cubans attempt to cross the sea in a 1940's vintage taxi converted to a boat, (picture and video link) :
Next, a lady in Long Island, New York, heard a loud "thump" when something struck the roof of a building in her back yard. Here's the story about what she found, with a poor picture:
Both stories are just another reminder that we are truly blessed to live where others are willing to take extraordinary risks to try to join us!