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What I learnt when I attended a Trump rally

“Are you sure we’ll get in?” A young girl next to me anxiously asks her father. Her mother notices my intrigued expression and chuckles, “she’s been looking forward to seeing him for weeks!” Only one week earlier had I heard the GOP presidential candidate, Donald Trump, was visiting Austin. Now, surrounded by stars and stripes, […]

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North Korea: Through a Different Lens

My visit to North Korea was strange. All preconceptions, researched or not, were irrelevant. Not a single moment in this mysterious and reclusive nation was as I had expected. After being a tourist for 5 days in this infamous state I was surprised at how normal life began to feel. Despite advance warnings, I saw […]