National Geographic : 1939 Jan
HOLLYWOOD STARS MIGHT TRY THIS TO GAIN POISE! Screen actresses ruefully balance books on their heads to acquire the graceful carriage that everyday chores give to the Venezuelan water girl. Household tasks begin in childhood. "I KNOW THEY'RE GOOD-I SAMPLED 'EM" The happy pastry and candy vender isone of alarge army ofboys who stroll through the cities andpueblos ofVenezuela, carrying their sweets on wooden trays. Often the delicacies are made bytheir mothers.