One of the realities of living in Mexico is that waste water pipes are smaller than those used in the U.S. That means that Mexican plumbing systems are more susceptible to blockages than are U.S. systems. Therefore, most people in Mexico toss toilet paper in a trash can rather than flushing it.
After a recent Commission Unto Mexico trip, a young lady sent this note to leader Howard Culbertson: [ more on "Commission Unto Mexico" ]
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