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finding joy in Liberia

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added on 15/07/2008 by: Joy Hancock
Posts about my life and work in Liberia, West Africa working for a Christian NGO.

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Ma Ellen: 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient!  Posted on 10/07/2011
What an exciting day for Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the people of Liberia! She is one of three recipients of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize! She really has done significant work for Liberia and and it warms my heart that she has been recognized...
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Gilliam Family  Posted on 03/30/2011
Due to the recent tragic death of Thomas Gilliam, IV, I have noticed increased traffic on my blog from searches related to little Jude McKay Gilliam who died in 2007 from an accidental drowning. Tommy and Jude were cousins.If you are...
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I honestly hope you all have given up on this blog.  Posted on 03/07/2010
...because there is just not much happening here! Perhaps you are getting this blog post in your inbox because you are still subscribed to receive updates. Feel free to unsubscribe--b/c unless I change directions with this blog and start...
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My 26 on You-o!  Posted on 07/26/2009
Today is Liberia's "Independance Day"--July 26.Happy 26th to all my Liberian friends and all those who love Liberia!This past week, a friend of mine from church brought me the article about Liberia from Sunday's...
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I have over a hundred RSS feeds (mostly blogs) that I follow. One is Afrigadget. I was tickled to see they found an innovation in Liberia and posted it. Below is just to tease you... Check it out HERE! And I totally recommend you start following  Posted on 04/03/2009
I have over a hundred RSS feeds (mostly blogs) that I follow. One is Afrigadget. I was tickled to see they found an innovation in Liberia and posted it. Below is just to tease you... Check it out HERE! And I totally recommend you start...
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Banking in Ganta  Posted on 12/01/2008
Here's an article about banking in Ganta. LBDI (Liberia Bank for Development and Investment) was the bank I would go to get my Western Union money transfers...I recognize a lot of the people in the pictures! I never held a bank...
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BBC has story and photos of women in Ganta!  Posted on 09/30/2008
The BBC has a story with twelve photos from Ganta (my home in Liberia!). It's a story on the group of Liberian women in Nimba County that formed a group called Concerned Women and their efforts to help women and children (cassava...
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OT: Black Baby Dolls on Clearance at Kmart  Posted on 09/09/2008
I found these baby dolls on clearance at Kmart today for $4.80 each! If you look closely the clearance stickers say $6 and $10, but don't be fooled--use the in-store scanners and double check!I bought five of them (think I left one...
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Flag Day in Liberia!  Posted on 08/24/2008
Happy Flag Day, Liberia!I hope you enjoy this little video I made in Gbuyee (pronounced Boo-eeee :)I took the video using my digital camera, so the resolution is not the best, but it was all I had with me.Here are the lyrics to the...
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