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News from the Waters

Living on one of the Greek islands that hosts refugees means that I constantly pay attention to something called “Aegean Boat Report”, a website that gives accurate and up-to-date information about the number of refugees crossing on boats illegally from … Continue reading

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100 Days Out: 7 Things I’m Still Grateful For

My feet left Guyana just over 100 days ago. This milestone has gotten me thinking about what has changed in my life since my return to the United States. Has Guyana had any lasting impact on me, anything that has … Continue reading

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Flood #3

Hooray! Our house flooded again! This is the third time. THIS was the WORST time. It teemed rain on Wednesday afternoon and into the evening, and the rain didn’t let up. It just kept coming. Two of my roommates have … 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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“Guyana, The Land of Many Waters”

After an entire day being held up in my house due to extreme flooding, in the late afternoon, I managed to find a dry path to the road and walked down the street. I overheard one of my neighbors glancing … Continue reading

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