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Archive for July, 2010

The World is Watching

The Ghana game hurt. Ouch. We watched the match at a friend’s home in Nairobi. When it was all over, I looked at Shelvis and said, “I have a headache,” to which Shelvis responded, “My stomach hurts.” Perhaps we were watching with too much intensity, but we knew that Ghana was the “last hope” for Africa in the world cup. They were the youngest team in the tournament, and if they won, they would be the first African team ever in the semi-finals of a world cup. Their opportunity to win seemed stolen when a player from Uruguay used his …Continue Reading