The good thing is, this city leaves you alone to cry on the train home.
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The good thing is, this city leaves you alone to cry on the train home.

You learn a lot very quickly in Gaza… – Telegraph Blogs

"She’s up the mountain at the moment…"

Somewhere between shoveling down handfuls of peanut butter M&Ms and almost missing my stop on the train home because I was falling asleep, I crossed over from stressed out zombie human to stressed out zombie human that cannot layer any more stress on top of what already exists so chose instead to find the fun in the insanity. The insanity of course being the looming midnight Monday deadline for getting host families for the first wave of our 2,360 exchange students. Every time I slogged through a phone call with an overly chatty reference, or left that 14th voicemail about needing a picture of a family’s bathroom, it was all in the name of getting to hit that ‘family placement confirm’ button to make another kid’s dream come true.

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