“WORKING SHOULDER to shoulder, after sharing our struggles and tears, is forging a powerful bond,” said the woman laboring at my side. “Death once swept our land, but life has its own momentum.” When the fieldwork was done, we built a stable for Theresie, who had shared her hut with a cow. The young people helped, hauling poles and erecting the walls and roof.
Excerpt: A Spring of Life
From ‘From Red Earth: A Rwandan Story of Healing and Forgiveness,’ by Denise Uwimana.
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