I was told that in Chinese culture, if born without an anus, it curses one's family. I guess that's why so many children with colorectal disabilities are abandoned. Surprisingly enough, the doctors at Henan Provincial People's Hospital say they rarely see those types of cases. Instead the abandoned children sit in government orphanages, not receiving... Continue Reading →


"There is more than one kind of freedom, said Aunt Lydia. Freedom to and freedom from. In the days of anarchy, it was freedom to. Now you are being given freedom from. Don't underrate it." A Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood  


It’s going on day ten of being back in Myanmar. Boarding house separation anxiety is starting to kick in, getting worse by the hour. I lay in bed staring at the ceiling, not knowing what to do. Where are the people? Why can’t I hear noise from the hallway? Why is my bathroom connecting to... Continue Reading →

Hey there,

Yep. I've decided to start a blog to document my experiences here at UWCT. Now I know what many other UWCT students will be thinking. Yes I may have been a little inspired by Pree and Catalina's blogs, but I promise I'm not a copy cat!!!! I am going to try and make this blog... Continue Reading →

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