Man Devastated When Family Dies in Plane Crash but a Call From the Amazon Changes Everything

The winter holidays almost always bring people together. Whether it be to share a meal, exchange gifts, or catch up with loved ones, there’s always something magical about the holiday season.

For one family, the holidays meant reuniting with their father. Maria Mikulicz-Radecki and her daughter were planning to catch a flight to Peru on Christmas Eve to see her husband Hans-Wilhelm. Unfortunately, that flight never made it to Peru…

German Researchers

Hans-Wilhelm Koepcke and Maria Mikulicz-Radecki met at the University of Kiel. After graduation, they relocated to Peru to study the plants and animals there. Shortly after their move, they got married and even published several books together. Life was pretty great, until…


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