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Far left, Ssing Sangwon Lee, from Nonsan, South Korea, lugged 60-pound sacks of premix concrete at Montezuma Well. At right, over the last few weeks a crew of 12 to 14 young people from Finland, Germany, Korea, England, Sweden, Belgium and Holland has done a number of projects at Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well and Tuzigoot, as part of a 10-week commitment with American Conservation Experience (ACE).

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International Relations: Seeing America, keeping it beautiful

Custom requires that anyone seeking a full and satisfying life learn its lessons early and often. Tempests, toils and travels are de rigueur. The notion may explain, at least in part, what Candice Paffey and Steph Tadhunter were doing this last week beside a trail at Montezuma Well, clad in hard hats, shoveling cobbles, breaking rock and mixing concrete.