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Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Adongo means “the one who stays” in the northern region of Uganda. The women of the Dkolo tribe named me Adongo Jessica that day, telling me they wanted me to “stay forever.” The love, acceptance and honor I felt in that moment, when my Ugandan friends named me, is insurmountable.  I left their village that day with a new name, full heart, and my master’s thesis data collected. This story truly began six months prior to that moment. I had been given the incredible opportunity to travel to ...
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