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Two years ago I was drowning. It was a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving and I had to deal with a crazy family emergency that forced me to make some tough decisions and left me a little traumatized in the process. 989 mots de plus

Adventures In Unemployment

The World's Youngest Country Is 'on the Brink' of Genocide, Says U.N. Commission

The U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan says that the country, which has been in a state of civil war for the duration of its three-year existence, is now « on the brink of catastrophe. 256 mots de plus

Dear Diary Part III

January 3rd, 2008

Well, it’s been long enough. I think it’s time for me to finish telling you this story. I have tried to avoid thinking about it but it’s like fighting an identity. 1 035 mots de plus


Paul Rusesabagina

Paul Rusesabagina, 2014.

One of my greatest privileges was to photograph one of my heroes- human rights activist, Paul Rusesabagina. The 2004 film Hotel Rwanda documents how Paul heroically saved the lives of over 1,200 Rwandan people during the Rwandan genocide of 1994. 33 mots de plus


Rwanda's disappeared - where are they?

Rwanda’s press scene is a media ghost town. Freedom of speech has deteriorated into a widespread culture of fear and self-censorship. This is a result of police-state style oppression of voices seen as dissenting or threatening to the regime. 1 779 mots de plus


Listen Up! In Which I Talk about Invisibilia and Cincy Stories and Link a Lot of Links

By way of Mockingbird, I saw a c-ville interview with Lulu Miller, co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia, in which she speaks on the value of listening to authentic stories. 854 mots de plus


At Lake Kivu Serena you deposit fatigue and withdraw relaxation

There comes a time in life when you concede that actually, fatigue seems to be taking over. You start going to bed and getting up feeling cheated, waking up still feeling exhausted just because even as you slept you still had a dream about that report you are supposed to submit but procrastination and distractions chose to camp at your desk for a couple of days. 855 mots de plus