November 1, 2016

Celebrations

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Angels in lab coats
Celebración de cumpleaños
More than just a name
What's in a name?
Showered with haldi!
I do, I do, I do, I do!
All dressed up
The unexpected mentor
Only one gift

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Worker transitions
Alumni

The March 2016 attacks in Brussels hit close to home. It’s in the heart of our European continent, and we have stood exactly where the blast happened. I am horrified that this stuff continues in our world. But what really concerns me today is that isolated events like these will provide continued fuel to the fire of fear, mistrust, and hate of Muslims.

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September 1, 2016

My beautiful friend

My friend married at a young age, maybe just 16. Now a mother of two teenagers, she works as domestic help in four homes in addition to caring for her own. At times she exudes captivating joy. At other times, I see in her eyes the hardness of life. The weariness it brings. The longing for more.

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September 1, 2016

Faith and friendships

Last month, the first three refugee families were given homes in the Pontypridd area of Wales. I’m learning how Muslims are as varied as Christians.

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September 1, 2016

My friend Fattiah

I knew nothing about the Muslim people of the world before I entered into the YES program. I didn’t expect to end up in Mombasa, Kenya, a coastal city distinctive in its unique blend of Swahili and Arabic culture, and heavily populated by Muslims and Somali refugees.

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Year-round, tourists stream to the shopping and entertainment options along the Lancaster County portion of the Lincoln Highway.

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