Tag Archives: South Africa

The Doctors Are In

The following article originally appeared in the January 22, 2014  edition of Busted Halo. It can be found at http://www.brianharper.net or http://bustedhalo.com/features/the-doctors-are-in. My thanks to Barbara Wheeler for her work in publishing the piece. When I was diagnosed with pericarditis — … Continue reading

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Friends and Amigos

Original Article can be found at Marquette.edu A few years ago, I learned that Marquette polls incoming students to find out why they choose Marquette. Many cite the university’s commitment to community service as a major incentive, as well as its … Continue reading

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 is the U.N. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Though my current setting leads me to think less about racism than other social ills like domestic violence and poverty, Peru, like anywhere else, demonstrates signs of … Continue reading

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Success

At the end of my semester studying abroad in South Africa, I felt like a complete failure. I had been assigned to teach reading and guitar lessons at two primary schools in Cape Town as part of my service learning … Continue reading

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