Final Thoughts & Reflections

I am grateful for how the Bosnia trip impacted my understanding of war, grief, resilience, and human relationships. It was truly moving to be with Ann and Slaja during this trip. Ann’s relationship with Bosnia and with all the people we encountered was sincerely beautiful. You see how authentic her ...

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Seen from Jewish

Woke up to Bosnian sun streaming through the window. I could hear the faint language of Bosnian and the people of Sarajevo beginning their day. After hazily coming out of my dream, I remember where I am. Today is the second day of our trip. I am sharing a room ...

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Burying Children

5:30 am my starts to go off, we are preparing for travel to Tuzla and then Srebrenica. I know this is going to be a difficult trip but I am eager to meet Hasan and the infamous Saliha. Beginning in Tuzla, we meet the bad-ass Dragana, a forensic anthropologist who ...

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Comparing Governments

Amer Osmic, a faculty member at the University of Sarajevo, gave an incredible and animated lecture on the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina and their current government. I can not go into great detail about his lecture, since it was complex and a lot amount of material, however, it was ...

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