Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories - “Vaquita" Summary & Analysis

Edith Pearlman
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Señora Marta Perera de Lefkowitz, minister of health, listened as her deputy assistant told her the medical problems facing the village where Señora Perera would be visiting the following day. She told her deputy assistant, Caroline, she feared she’d be arrested at some point that day. Caroline suggested she leave willingly, but Señora Perera did not wish to do so. She felt that some of the troubles her country was facing were because of baby formula. Before formula was invented, lactation had kept the population in check. Now there were new babies everywhere, as well as an increase in cases of malnourished children because of the growing population.

Señora Perera rode the bus home. She enjoyed the ride because it made her feel like she did as a young medical student in Prague before she had to go into...

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