Intersections of Pain and Transformation

I couldn’t banish the lump in my throat nor could I manage the constriction in my voice. It reflected a deep emotion that threatened to soon overflow. But I also knew and trusted the source: my deep passion for engaging with the struggles of Africa. On this particular day I wasn’t in Africa — I was stateside with a large gathering of Sudanese immigrants celebrating the world’s newest country, South Sudan.

For more, see links where my story was published online and other interesting connections:

http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/1014841/7e7a1c9d66/1501601565/c4a09053b7/

http://www.sim.org/index.php/content/pain-and-transformation

http://www.facebook.com/siminternational?ref=tn_tinyman

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