Day 1: Dec 21, 2006

We’re on our way!

Hello again my friends, familia:

It was so nice to see Stacey, my travel partner for this i-ACT, walking up to me here at the Paris airport. We’re ready to go!

It has a strange feeling to it, this trip. It feels familiar, from last year’s trip, but different, going in to a more volatile situation on the ground.

Stacey and I got right to talking “business,” since we have a very full itinerary in getting the 14 days of i-ACT up. I do want to get to the camps as soon as possible. For now, I am sure that we’ll spend one night in N’N’Djamena. The first day, we will go register with the police and at the US Embassy. If it all goes right, we’re off to Abeche by the next morning.

It’s going to be a very different Christmas for Stacey and I. We are used to being with our family. Well, we will be with family, our beautiful extended family on the Chad-Darfur border.

I look forward to hearing from all of you soon.


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