A fifth-grade bully, a blossoming romance, a late-night crash
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Stephen Ausherman is a writer from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is spending most of this year in Seoul, South Korea, but if he had his choice he’d be in Belize.
Nestled among a thousand acres of banana trees in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the Lutheran compound is a haven of modern conveniences. But in the surrounding village the people remain steeped in tradition and still rely on witch doctors to solve problems.
The irony of refusing to bathe in order to stay clean ceased to amuse the crew after two days. I was more than dirty. I was becoming one with the relentless grime of India — the smog, dust, and dirt that hangs in the air all day and all night.