Happy holidays!

One of the things I work on is supporting educational opportunities for kids in a poor, rural village in Southern China. Five years ago now, my dad, sister, and I visited my dad’s hometown and seeing the lone primary school staffed with teachers who couldn’t afford chalk and that was overloaded with kids, many of…

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I’ve been noticing that news reports characterize the violence in Darfur as having started four-and-a-half years ago. But Darfur is the western region of Sudan, the same Sudan which was torn apart by a civil war between its northern and southern halves in the 1980s. This is the very war that forced some 26,000 Lost…