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50 Escalator Rides and a Movie?

Earlier this month, a new mall opened right outside of the city of Georgetown. I went there for the first time yesterday and was completely taken aback by how much like the developed world it was. Other than the fact … Continue reading

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“The boys desperately need someone who will listen to them.”

Here’s a journal entry from a few weeks back that never saw the light of day. It’s still completely relevant as school wraps up these next few days: “The boys desperately need someone who will listen to them.” With just … Continue reading

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What’s up in Guyana

Ohhhhhhhhh, here I am at the end of a two week stint in which I’ve neglected this blog. I hate when this happens because it feels like I’m leaving a piece of the story of my year out, but I’ll … Continue reading

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Basketball

Yesterday afternoon I went to a basketball game that four of the boys from the orphanage were playing in. This was the first opportunity I’ve had to go watch them play, but it didn’t turn out to be quite the … Continue reading

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GuyaNEWS: Flooding and a Funeral

This newsletter is a little different than the first eight that I’ve sent out over the course of my nearly ten months living in Guyana. For starters, this newsletter is late arriving to you. However, unlike my other newsletters, this update isn’t … Continue reading

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“Sir, This Fair is Lame. There Are No Girls.”

I’ve had a busy few weeks over the course of this month. I much prefer to post my blogs in order that things are happening, but at this point, I think it’s best to just post what I can for … Continue reading

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Phagwah

There are many Hindus in Guyana. Therefore, there are Hindu holidays to be celebrated. At the beginning of this month, I celebrated one of those holidays. In some places, they call it “Holi”, but for the most part, in Guyana, … Continue reading

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