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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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News From the Refugee Trail: May Edition

With May coming to a close, I’ve now wrapped up my seventh month on the island of Leros. The experience continues to be an adventure, and as each month is added to “the books”, I’m reminded of how the experience … Continue reading

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Slowly Slowly Reopening

It’s been an interesting few weeks here on Leros since my last update. It’s funny, usually when I don’t post for weeks and weeks, it’s because there isn’t enough going on that warrants taking time to write about. This has … Continue reading

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News From the Refugee Trail: January Edition

Greetings family and friends, As many of you know, I’m back in the European Union, doing another jaunt of volunteering for the majority of 2019. I left New York at the very end of October and, after a quick stop … Continue reading

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“I Forgive You”

Here’s an update on how the mediation with my fifth graders is going. So far, I’m really proud of them. At 10:15 every morning, those students in my class who have been behaving are allowed to take a fifteen minute … Continue reading

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