Amadeo Garcia Garcia rushed upriver in his canoe, slipping into the hidden, booby-trapped camp where his brother Juan lay dying. Juan writhed in pain and shook uncontrollably as his fever rose, battling malaria. As Amadeo consoled him, the sick man muttered back in words that no one else on Earth still understood.
"Thousands Once Spoke His Language in the Amazon. Now, He’s the Only One." is from the December 26, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Casey and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.