Day 24: Bullets Crying

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Day 24: “The bullets are crying loudly these days.” Riziki
That is the literal translation to say there is a lot of shooting these days in Goma.

Riiki sends this heartbreaking message along with this beautiful photo. And I am overcome. Because how do the two go together? Bullets crying and mamas sewing? And yet they do. In fragmented space between bullets crying, Riziki sits down to sew.

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Day 20: No Words

Day 20: (Mapendo sent this photo with no accompanying quote. Perhaps she thought the photo speaks for itself!). How would you caption it?

Mapendo and Argentine have now been in Athabasca for a month and a half. Mapendo and her family live in an apartment in this complex. Argentine is living in temporary housing amd waiting for a space to open in this complex. We are thankful to have found an apartment complex with an elevator amd ultimately the chance for Argentine and Mapendo to live near eachother. Www.shonacongo.com

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