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My marriage shouldn’t work. Let’s be real- it should probably crash and burn.   I had known Chris for less than a year before we got married. We had only dated for five months. We were engaged for one. And we spent 9 days together before we walked down the aisle. I can do impulsive,… Read more »

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When I met *Gregg and *Sandra, they were living together with their four children in a filthy, cockroach infested room. A black mold lined the walls, and the smell of urine permeated everything. They had fled to Thailand to escape extremist groups in their own country but now they had to be questioning whether it… Read more »

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Like any good story, this one is filled with exaggeration and understatement. If you want more accurate details, just ask Chris or Jade; they love telling their story! This story begins with Chris traveling the world, visiting four continents, and over 30 countries, but alas, being unable find a suitable mate. In 2011, he finally… Read more »

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Back in May, I told you about Isaiah, the friend of mine who was recently thrown into the detention center. A few days ago, I was finally able to visit him. Before I went, I gathered as much fresh fruit and non perishable food items that I could get my hands on. He had been… Read more »

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When I share with you all, I usually try to highlight stories of joy and inspiration. But the fact is, working with refugees is not all joy and inspiration, and I think it is important for you all to see the dark side of my work as well.   In March I was introduce to Isaiah,… Read more »