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Some Much-Needed Sisterhood on the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 11:18 AM

As the evening light rapidly faded, a group of children stood silently posing with wide eyes, staring intently into my camera lens. They didn't know how to react; I don't think they had ever seen a camera before. Their mothers stood on the side, smiling at the attention their kids...

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Invest in Resilience, Invest in the Future -- Now

(29) Comments | Posted June 17, 2010 | 10:41 AM

While it was difficult to find my breath at 15,000 feet up in the Andes, it was not hard to be completely moved by the challenges facing the people who live at the foot of the Ausangate Glacier.

I took the trek as part of my work with the humanitarian...

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Meltdown: Images of What We Lose When the Glaciers Disappear

(102) Comments | Posted November 20, 2009 | 10:27 AM

My mother was 18 years old when she sailed across a vast ocean from her native country, Peru, to her stepfather's homeland of Denmark. When I was a little girl, my family used to visit Peru every couple of years. I have such vivid memories of playing with the local...

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