Nothing we build can keep trouble away
I saw it in her eyes . . . a glazed fatigue that said she was just barely hanging on. After stowing her backpack under the seat in front of us, she settled next to me with her 17-month-old daughter and a paper cup filled with a large scoop of ice cream. Perhaps seeing the concern in my face or . . . just needing to talk, she said softly, “We have been flying for the past thirty-six hours . . . from Kathmandu.” Having watched many reports of the devastating earthquake all week, the only thing I could think to say was, “Welcome home.”
Popular 200 ft. tower landmark in Nepal, gone in an instant.
As she fed her daughter spoonfuls of ice cream (the only thing the worried mother could get her little one to eat on their long journey) she talked about her experience. She and her…
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