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#plasticfreejuly, ruined

My #plasticfreejuly was ruined on the 1st of July. I still have my braces and it involves a LOT of single use plastic. Special plastic toothbrush. Special small plastic tooth brushes to clean under your braces. Special plastic floss threaders. Plastic holds the metal onto your teeth to make the braces work in the first … Continue reading #plasticfreejuly, ruined

a journal entry: 11 may 2009

my parents and grandparents are about to come for a visit! most people would be super excited, and i was! but i was also really nervous about how they might react to zambia and me. livingstone. waiting. no movies (it's closed on monday). no internet (in the entire town). the ice cream tasted like cream. … Continue reading a journal entry: 11 may 2009

in photos: may and june 2009

may and june in the village were AMAZING!!!!!! i was back in my own house after having to move because i was sick. PLUS my parents and grandparents came for a visit! below is a video that my mom took when we were visiting binashy, the best old lady in the entire village! i used … Continue reading in photos: may and june 2009

(a) Teacher/School Personnel

it's tough to have to share my thoughts about teenage pregnancy. but this happens in the world, especially in the village. this is a blog post that i originally wrote and posted on 28 april 2009. it follows my journal entry i posted a few days ago. I feel like I need to share the … Continue reading (a) Teacher/School Personnel