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The Crazy Crystal Meth Adventure of a Finnish Soldier

Aimo Koivunen skied 250 miles while tripping balls on amphetamines


Imagine being a Finnish soldier, moving through the harsh Lapland wilderness on a frosty winter’s day.

It’s about 10 in the morning, your unit has been on the move almost non-stop for more than two days, skiing in knee-deep snow, and…



Giulia Montanari
Exploring History

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