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A new chapter and the end of a beautiful book.

May 22nd, 2017, Kelsey Knight

Beautiful flower petals adorned all around us as drumbeats reverberated through the air. A joyful celebration was about to ensue filled with champagne spraying through the hall, cake being cut, and crazy dance moves all around. I had no idea what to expect yet was so excited to be celebrating the wedding of one of […]

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Taking the LEAD.

May 15th, 2017, Kelsey Knight

Much of my efforts this past couple of months have gone to planning a speaking competition for the students of Ghana’s Northern Region. Time is spent contacting sponsors, seeking out judges, reserving venues and helping students prepare to compete. Unfortunately, public speaking is a completely foreign subject to most kids here. School systems in Ghana […]

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Africa doesn’t matter…

April 28th, 2017, Kelsey Knight

I was sitting in the soil science lab grading papers when one of my Liberian colleagues struck up a conversation with me. It started out with him noticing that I was once again wearing a lappa outfit (lappa is the African fabric) and him teasing me and saying how much of a Liberian I have […]

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