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The courage of Tanzania carries home

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As a small child, I would eagerly listen to the stories that Memere (my grandmother) told of helping the people of Mago, Tanzania. My dream to someday travel with her drove me to save every penny I earned toward buying a plane ticket. Finally, I had my chance, and on Oct. 13, 2008, I stepped off the airplane onto African soil for the first time.

Little did I know how much the next few months would impact the rest of my life.

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