Don’t forget about the women and girls

It’s impossible to be here in Bosnia, hearing these stories of the Siege of Sarajevo, and not think of the United States and its current political climate. It’s impossible to be here in Bosnia, meeting survivors of the genocide, and not think about Philando Castile, Nabra Hassanen, Charleena Lyles, and ...

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“Never Forget Srebrenica, July 1995” – graffiti in Mostar

I keep thinking, “No one is ever going to understand this trip.” Specifically, I am referring to the people back home who love me unconditionally but ask me, “Why Bosnia?” How am I ever going to choose the right words to adequately convey the tragedy, resilience, sadness, and laughter I ...

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“Seen from Jewish”

Day One in Sarajevo with minor jetlag complete! Real Day One was a bit rough as we were all exhausted, sweaty, and sometimes incoherent (#notajetlagdenier). So today with most of our brain capacity, a good night’s sleep, and baths (WE HAVE A ROOM WITH A JACUZZI TUB WHAAAAA) we set ...

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