OdeToYouth: Lesson 4: Travel as often as you can

I have had the good fortune to travel to many parts of the world – for a few days in some cases and a few months in others. The places that I visited for a day or two, to attend a conference don’t count in the context of this blogpost. I never really saw those …

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John with his pumpkin

His eyes opened at 4.30 in the morning, as they had for all of the 45 summers that had passed, just about an hour or so before dawn. When he moved here 45 years ago, this neighborhood was different, quieter. It had more trees. The summer wasn’t so scathing. One could feel the ancestors still …

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Living Memories: a story from Lokitaung, Kenya

Today, I want to share with you one story. From Lokitaung. There used to be a prison there during the colonial era. After independence it has had little relevance in people’s lives. A few years ago, I happened to be there, and I met an extraordinary man, who told me this story. I heard this …

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