Culture Shock? All Kinds of Shock!

Culture Shock? All Kinds of Shock!

I write this with a pounding, lack-of-caffeine headache, combined with jet lag, making it difficult to concentrate enough to type this first sentence. It’s hard to explain how different, in all kinds of ways, it is here and in the camps from back home, the...
June 8th: a Magical Day

June 8th: a Magical Day

Exactly a year ago, I was in Iraq with an all-refugee team from Darfur making its first appearance in an international competition. The Viva World Cup was one of those beautiful and surreal experiences that I’ll never forget. Exactly a year ago, my daughter...