Category Archives: Greece

You Will Never Walk Alone

We come and we go, like waves washing up onto the shores of this island. The volunteers, the refugees, everyone. No one stays on Leros forever. Most people don’t even stay for a sizable amount of time. We come and … Continue reading

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I Love Cheap Thrills

Come on, come on, turn the radio on. It’s Friday night and it won’t be long. When leaving the Hub most days, I know that it won’t just take me the five perceived minutes that it should for me to … Continue reading

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News From the Refugee Trail: July Edition

I’m in the home stretch, as of this writing. In a few days, I’ll be departing Leros and moving on with my time in Europe and “on the refugee trail”. July has proven to be, yet again, another interesting month, … Continue reading

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Stark Contrast

Last month, I was having dinner at a friend’s house and was given a chilling reminder about where I am in the world. I’ve spoken many times on this blog about the confusion that exists within me due to the … Continue reading

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News From the Refugee Trail: June Edition

Here I am with my first chance to write about the month of June, already a week deep into the month of July. Looking back on it, June was yet another rollercoaster month over here in Europe on the refugee … Continue reading

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Two Car Crashes

We, the volunteers, experienced a relatively trying week at the Hub the week before last. It all came to a head on Wednesday when we just didn’t seem to be able to catch a break. One of the two vans … Continue reading

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To Two of the Greats

I’m taking a moment on my blog to mention two people who have impacted my time in Greece in a way that few others have. Since my arrival on the ground in Leros in the middle of November, volunteers have … Continue reading

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