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Posts tagged Third World

Ode to India

India is a land where nothing ever comes together, but nothing ever quite falls apart either. Even though every day was an incessant love-hate relationship, looking back I can remember nothing but feeling that India felt more like home to me than I had ever known.

First World Failures & Haiti

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Are we setting ourselves up for failure? We came into this experience expecting to make a difference, and maybe we did. But we learned more from the Haitians than we could ever expect to teach them…

Haitian Encounters

A testament to the true character of Haitians. Although I may not have carried a burden as heavy as they do, not a day goes by that I don’t think about these vivaciously happy, enduring people with indestructible spirits…

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