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Africa!

Today was "Day of the African Child" at my Place of Employment. It was beautiful...a huge African Bazaar set up outside the museum with tables of goods made by people in Africa, and information on how a person can help suffering communities. There were a lot of African people at the event, some dressed in traditional clothing, and there was drumming and singing and fantastic storytelling. African food smells filled the air (even though a vegetarian, the meat smelled delicious I must admit), and people seemed to be having a wonderful time. This celebration was done alongside the Harambee Center which is raising awareness about how to help people suffering in Africa. Here is a link to their site. http://www.harambeecentre.org/
Inside the museum we have a touching photography exhibit called "Zoom Uganda" which is of photos taken by 12 African girls whose parents have died of AIDS. They've been given cameras for the first time and take their own photos of thei…