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Hope for Myanmar


This morning I drank coffee and talked with Aung Lin Htwe, one of U Ngwe Thien’s students. Aung runs his family’s cafe while studying and working toward a future in trade. He hopes to export rice to Singapore and Japan. … Continue reading

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Education is Power


Su Thi is 17 years old. She lives in Bago in the northeast part of Yangon. She isn’t in school because she sells packs of postcards for 2000 kyats (about 2 dollars) at the reclining Buddha. I realized just how … Continue reading

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Picture this…


Imagine a world in which greed and dominating power did not exist. Imagine a world in which equality was truly valued no matter one’s geographical region, denomination, skin color or “so-called” predictably unsuccessful future. Imagine a world in which there is … Continue reading

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