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“Christy, these T-shirts…they can’t stay. That ok love?” “Why?” “Well. It’s just… They’re dirty.” I looked at the offending plain white t shirts. Well, previously plain. They were caked in the dust of developing countries and the sweat of char…

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Day 2

Last night three girls from Quebec arrived at the house to spend a few orientation days in Cotonou, much like I did. The mother of the house was asleep so it fell to me to let them in. For some reason I decided that this conferred a certain kind o…

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Day 1

(Apologies in advance for the lack of photos – it takes 15 mins to upload one. i’ll come back and put them on next week) Not that much happened today. We went to a market, I bought a dress for my mum and we went back to the office so that I could …

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