Category Archives: Education

A 3-In-1 Update

If you’re a Samoan kid, your flip-flops (se’evae tosotoso) are your best friend, your prized possession and sometimes even a status symbol. Continue reading

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Girl: I have rights, don’t need to live by laws

There’s a video (warning: graphic language) that’s been floating around on the Internet showing a young lady whose companion (driver) is placed under arrest for what I assume is a moving violation (the video begins with the guy in handcuffs … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Third world edition

I spent my teenage years in a third world country. Running water was a luxury. Hot water was an extravagance. Shoes were optional for some but far too expensive for many. Flip-flops were considered shoes. New flip-flops were considered pricey … Continue reading

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