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About justice in this generation

I didn’t know about Yuri who lived eight years hidden deep in the Andes’ mountains of Perú. I didn’t know about Yuri’s tiny eight-year-old body that was bruised, raped and left shamelessly on the “calle” outside the home of a powerful family in an impoverished village outside the watchful eyes of Google Maps until I began Gary Haugen’s book “The Locust Effect.” 180 more words

Let it Go!

I have officially reached my three month mark here in the Philippines and as I begin to settle into my new home I have been reflecting on the things, events, and people that have influenced this journey in some sort of way. 798 more words

Peace Corps

What is IJM and why I LOVE them :)

So this past week I had the opportunity to go visit the IJM HQ and meet with its founder, Dr. Gary Haugen (BIG thanks to some of my friends who work there and just so happened he was in town this week :) and man, I’ve been wanting to go over there for months now and never found the right opportunity and it finally happened! 491 more words

IJM

In the Shadow of Safety

On my parents’ street in Stockholm, it’s so unnervingly quiet that I sometimes forget we’re in a capital city. Maybe because out the kitchen window and across the narrow, uphill road from our fourth-floor apartment, a vast concrete complex rises into stately spires: the largest police station in Stockholm, center of the Swedish equivalent of the CIA and the FBI, and home to the most secure courtroom in the country. 808 more words