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One nation, one world

One World

I’ve often wondered during our travels to international destinations why the concept of my country is so important to us. In a networked age where the world has been shrunk to fit into an iPod shuffle, why are we still tied to the notion of our motherland? Isn’t it just by accident of birth...
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Earthquakes

Thousands die in Haiti earthquake

Yesterday, as news poured in about the devastation in Haiti (just west of the DR), a shiver went down my spine. When the first images came in, my initial thoughts were rather selfish: this could be us. It could have happened when we were in the DR — what would we have done? Born...
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poetry