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you should not view the body.

It will keep you up.


Day of Silence

It was a day of silence for Malaysia as the first remains of the MH17 victims arrived in Malaysia on a special flight from Amsterdam. 149 more words


Fiddlesticks by Sean Taylor; illustrated by Anne Garland (2014)

Fiddlesticks was the top pick from my weekly picture book bounty, according to my five-year-niece, Esther. The reason? Because there was a fold out page with a treehouse that had a waterslide of course! 219 more words

Picture Book

Assessing the impact of humanitarian relief assistance – a challenge and an opportunity

The Asian Development Bank and 3ie have produced a video lecture series on impact evaluation, one of which I’ve posted here in light of challenges faced by evaluators of humanitarian assistance programs (e.g. 11 more words


Estelle Landers-Lang and Sherron Lang

This entry is a bit different from my usual entries.

In light of the ridiculous number of unidentified people who seemingly do not match up to those reported missing, it’s apparent that there were many, many more, especially in the 1970’s and earlier, who were never reported missing.   616 more words

Missing Persons

seanmunger reblogged this on www.seanmunger.com and commented:

This terrific article from the Whereabouts Still Unknown blog caught my eye instantly--not just because it's an interesting article, but because it relates to the same subject as an article I did more than a year ago on my own blog about the tragic 1944 Hartford circus fire. It turns out there were several missing persons mysteries surrounding that disaster, and I had not heard of this one until I read the article. Great stuff!