Reflections

Reflections

During the trip I kept a journal, as I have started getting in the habit of doing on trips where I expect to have some thought or another worth remembering much later on. The act of even writing things down can connect thoughts together and allow me to understand more...
A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

I am so excited to finally have the time and bandwidth to post some photos from Liberia. I thought I might start with the things I liked most about my trip. Enjoy!I loved the overall spirit of rebuilding, progress and current politics in power. This quote captured all...

Hot Pockets

Today we traveled around to different villages to visit fistula survivors who had been reintroduced to life outside the rehabilitation center. We were seven people in a pickup truck bouncing down the road. We were able to see four of the five women we went looking...

I Tellin You O

So in our second week, Ashley and I have decided to learn Liberian English. After meeting the people from the Liberian Fistula Project on Monday morning, they told us that the patients probably wouldn’t understand us. I felt bad that we would possibly appear as...

Paint Me Pretty

Yesterday we spent the day at the Lott Carey Mission School. We interviewed Emile about the school and his vision for it. It was very inspiring to hear about his hopes and dreams for the school, the teachers and especially the students. We then made a small...

Let the Adventure Begin

We are here! We slept pretty well, even through a break into the generator house where batteries were stolen in the middle of the night. We are heading off to explore the village where Kathi’s parents used to live. Hope to check in soon. It’s very humid...

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