At the end of the summer, I am planning on going to
About a year later, Paola invited me to meet her at the International Women’s Day 2007 event presented by IDEX at the World Affairs Council in
That night, she was introduced at the World Affairs Council event by Walter Turner, who is a professor of History and Ethnic Studies at the
Since Betty has gone home, we have been coordinating the details and logistics for the trip and documentary. I have recently asked her to start sharing her daily stories so that I can share them with others. I get notes from her when she has electricity. Last week she wrote me from her computer in the dark. Here is what she wrote:
I will be back on Monday and pass through the
I will email about my experiences and what I would have seen. This is part of what I enjoy doing, being in the remote parts of the country listening to many stories and offering help wherever I can. That way I heal. I just leave my home without anywhere specific to go.”
This is the beginnings of an amazing story that needs to be told. Help us do that.
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