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There was laughter all around me, and I couldn’t help but join in.
I was at the orphanage, playing ball with a bunch of kids in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Despite being a little homesick and barely knowing the language, I was having few problems living here. I loved this place, with its ancient roots and friendly people. I loved hearing the morning’s call to prayer when I woke up. [excerpt]
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Trattner, Casey L., "The White Screen" (2015). SURGE. 204.