How 9 Years in South Sudan Prepared Me for Step-Motherhood: Part 3

Moving into the Village When you go through training before serving overseas, you are told many things.  Two of the most important are: be flexible and be an observer first. We are told these things because when entering a new system in a new country things are not going to go the way you think …

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How 9 Years in South Sudan Prepared Me for Step-Motherhood: Part 2

Hard and Unexpected I thought my mom was going to kill me.  I was sitting there in a meeting with the head of the health project and the clinic manager and I could hardly believe my ears.  I knew that I would do language learning when I got to Doro but I had not expected …

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