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Tanzania diary: July 7

“I think you don’t understand that we Africans believe white people can pick money off of trees.” Daniel Amma had been taken to the nearest Catholic hospital, several miles away, for treatment of cuts on his leg after a motorcycle … Continue reading

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Tanzania diary: June 28

Sifaeli Kaaya never wanted to leave his birthplace in the shadow of Mt. Meru when he was invited to do so in 1995. The American who offered him a job in the isolated village of Dareda Kati, more than two … Continue reading

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Tanzania Diary: July 11 (night)

I do not often think of my habitual insomnia as a blessing, but tonight it’s useful, just like the headlamp that lets me see the pages of my journal. I need this time to write about my memories of our … Continue reading

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