02.23.15

Feel the Furaha

Emma Satzger

She works tirelessly to save her money, so that one day she will be able to buy a big bed and all 3 of her children will come home to her. She has more hope than anyone I’ve ever met, a hope that keeps a smile on her face and the light in her eyes, a hope that warmed her home even on that cold, wet Valentines Day.

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02.12.15

Milan and Como

Emily Purcell

It was the perfect blue sky, sunshiny day with just the right amount of chill in the air. I was on beautiful water, surrounded by gorgeous mountains, appreciating amazing architecture. I honestly did not stop smiling the whole time. When we were done, I responded to our program director asking “so how was it?” by doing what I can only describe as bounding up to her and saying “I’M SO HAPPY.”

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02.12.15

Behind the scenes: Neema Crafts

Emma Satzger

Now, I’m no expert, in any sense of the term. But I’ve had at least a little time to… well.. to just think. My grandpa taught me the art of thinking, and it’s never been more useful than in these last 33 days.

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02.08.15

A msafiri on safari

Emma Satzger

...while every part of the past few days has been exciting and one-of-a-kind, seeing these animals where they live without any taming and minimal human influence… it’s also terrifying. You’re in a relatively open car, windows down, roof propped open, with very little standing between you and some very very very sharp teeth and claws.

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02.02.15

Seizing Opportunites

Hannah Costanzo

I hesitate to call myself a “foodie”, with all that connotes, but I am definitely an appreciator of food.

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