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The Rural Experience (Austin Plier)

I am back from my rural experience and living in my quiet room in Cato Manor. Although it feels good to have my own bed, and to have a bath every day, rather than a bucket of hot water every … Continue reading

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Life in Cato Manor (Austin Plier)

As of this past Thursday, my homestay experience in Cato Manor (an area that is like a “neighborhood” within Durban, only much bigger) began. Just like everything else in the SIT program, the selection of this particular area has significant … Continue reading

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