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Cultural Whiplash

June 26, 2014
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Kenyans call this kind of toilet a “long drop,” I recall as I precariously take care of business. No doubt if I fell through the gaping hole I’d wish the drop were longer – anything to delay the inevitable unsavory plunge. “That,” I tell my morbid imagination, “would be a terrible way to die.” There’s certainly no cause to linger in a place like this – and yet, as I make my way back to the raucous cocina where our family dinner awaits, the only thought I have is how much I love my life.

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