25 August 2009

Africa Dispatch II: Change in schedule

A few years ago, one of my best friends left theatre to go save the world. She'd been working in fundraising, and, coupled with some general job dissatisfaction, she figured, "If I'm gonna be raising money, I might as well be saving babies." And so now that's what she does, more or less. She works for an amazing charity that does work all over the world. This friend, whom we'll call Sydney Bristow (and her husband will be Vaughn, but no, she doesn't work for the CIA) so I don't get her fired or anything, works in the organization's NYC office, but is currently in Africa, having gotten the chance to spend a few weeks there visiting some of the org's sites. She's been sending email updates to family and a few friends, and I asked if I could share them with the internet. Maybe it's the malaria, but she agreed.

8/10/09

hello
had a productive morning and spent the afternoon shopping at a local craft market; vaughn i apologize now for how much i bought
ive gotten the ability to visit a third project so im staying a few more days
ill now be home the morning of sunday the 30th
love to all

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