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nope.

…aaand we’re cancelled. I’m not going to Guinea. Just like that, it has all changed. It’s odd. I feel this incredible sense of loss for something I never actually had. And all this waiting– for what? I am restless beyond … Continue reading

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riots, t-shirts, & a dead volvo.

I have been spending my time obsessively checking headlines for news of Guinea and the strike. If things are resolved in time, my new departure date is February 6th. Even English language news outlets have begun to cover the situation, … Continue reading

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just kidding!

Urgent call from Peace Corps desk. January tenth: General strike in Guinea. Three to four weeks of delay. Waiting once again. A disappointed E. [added 5 January 2007] Here’s one of the only English articles I have found so far … Continue reading

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guinea-bound!

I received my invitation packet from Peace Corps in today’s mail. Finally: the where, when, and what. Exciting stuff. On January 13, 2007, I will be moving to Guinea. To be clear, Guinea is not Guinea-Bissau, Papau New Guinea, or … Continue reading

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