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Schooling under Wartime, and Explaining that to my American-born child

He asked me, “Did you go to school in war?”

“Yes, until when it was no longer a wise decision to go outside the house,” I told him. 949 more words

A Treat To Say Good-bye, At Tamarai Thai Restaurant

Greetings awesome people! I hope your plans for the week are coming together great! My week seemed to fly by, because work commenced on Tuesday and finally I can write off the month that was January! 540 more words

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Abuse

The memories came fast, unsolicited and deeply painful.

It hadn’t even been a week since I was sworn in as an official Peace Corps volunteer that I found myself at a two day workshop about child protective rights. 643 more words

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Raised by Violence.

I read in the news this week that Dominic Ongwen, a commander in the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army, was at a pre-trial court appearance in the Hague. 874 more words

Scientific Triumph: First Video EVER of World's Most Elusive Cat

Glad it’s in Africa hunting monkeys and not in the US hunting me.

Published on Jan 29, 2015

The little-known and elusive African golden cat has been caught on camera for the first time in Uganda hunting during daylight in Kibale National Park

Saying Yes Changes Lives

I want you to meet a young woman in Uganda named Brenda. When Brenda was in 3rd grade her father passed away and her hopes and dreams were shattered. 132 more words

Praise the Lord, I Tell Myself

“Praise the Lord, I tell myself, with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, I tell myself; and never forget the good things he does for me…” Psalm 104 also starts: “Praise the Lord, I tell myself; O Lord how great you are…” 401 more words

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