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Agahozo-Shalom

I rushed downstairs from my hotel room with just enough time to eat a hard boiled egg and pastry in the now familiar courtyard at the Civitas hotel.  The weather was perfect as usual, warm and breezy.  At 8:30, the … Continue reading

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Etched On Our Hearts

Today was our final day in Rwanda.  After two weeks of working, we took the day off to relax and unwind by Lake Kivu in Kibuye (roughly a three hour ride West of Kigali).  The views were incredible, and we … Continue reading

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To Look: A Reflection on the Kigali Memorial Centre

In his book on the 1994 Rwandan genocide, “We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families,” Philip Gourevitch discusses the twin desires to look and also not to look at horrific things.  He describes … Continue reading

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