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Old 05-28-2010, 10:09 AM
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It was Carlson's. Being a WWII buff any little thing about WWII catches my eye. On my recent cruise that stopped in Key West I found a side street with a sign in front of a "Kapok Tree". The Kapok tree comes from Indonesia and has many uses. During WWII, fiber from the tree was used as stuffing in the life jackets the soldiers wore that were called "Mae West" vests. The fiber is lightweight and waterproof. (I'll email you pictures Dave and see if you can post them.) Also, I discovered in Aruba there's a resort with a bar that sits on top of a WWII bunker. U-boats used that area during the war.