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How Soda Turns Us into "Perfect Soldiers"

Jose Vadi

"But don't you know we are still at war with a country that wants us dead?
How us children of Panama and America learn early
to walk softly and carry a big stick
like Army assault rifle in one hand,
Coca-Cola bottle in the other."

Watch the amazing poet Gabriel Cortez raise awareness around Type 2 diabetes by connecting our diets with history in "Perfect Soldiers," a new film for The Bigger Picture project (thebiggerpicture.org).

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is so incredible. I am so impressed with the youth you work with. What's the process you use to help them create these poems? I love it.