I’m pretty sure that when I was a kid at Sunday school we had to make a fake newspaper whose front page trumpeted "Plague of Locusts Afflicts Egypt." But now that’s a real headline (though it loses something without my epic crayon drawing of the pharaoh). Just three weeks before Passover -- the Jewish holiday celebrating the Exodus story, 10 plagues and all -- an unusually large and hungry swarm of locusts, the eighth plague, is descending on Egyptian lands.
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