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It may seem a little frivolous to focus on play when prior to coming here, the main focus of our mamas and their kids, had been on survival. Play seems a bit indulgent and quite unnecessary when you don’t have enough food to eat or proper shelter. Poverty takes it toll on people. Children and   »Read More…

 
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It has been nearly 4 month since my trip to Guatemala, and I haven’t forgotten a moment of it. It’s truly remarkable what Founders, Greg Kemp and Heather Knox have done, what they have accomplished, and their vision has motivated me to become more in-touch with the importance of grassroots organizations such as Project Somos. I   »Read More…

 
Migration

There is a crisis in the Americas.  It is publicized in the media, but looks different from our viewpoint in Guatemala than it does north of the Mexican border. There is an exodus of people from Central America to the United States and it is increasing.  I am not a social scientist, nor an expert   »Read More…

 
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  Grand Fiesta 2013 at the Imperial Theatre

 
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It seems most afternoons between 4pm-5pm there is a meltdown around here. Those with young kids are, I am sure, very familiar with this end-of-the-day falling apart period of time. Kids are tired, hungry and are done with sharing, cooperating and getting along! This afternoon’s meltdown was a result of Gabriela (4 years) “borrowing” and   »Read More…

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