“She says she has been blessed with a new child and with nothing to feed her family, she is blessed to have you as guests to aide her. I tell Sister Freda I have none to give. “It is still a blessing to have you here,” she says.
"... in the end, love, home, and happiness cannot be measured by what’s around you, but by who’s around you."
I wanted to know what pain people felt in this part of the world. I wanted to know what it meant to fight for your life. Now, I’ve come closer to having an understanding of that struggle.
"When we walk away I thank Sister Freda and she says, 'Thank you, I believe you were meant to be here to share these stories.'”
The human quality of selflessness, strength, and generosity I’ve witnessed here brings me to tears. And yet so many people are afraid to come here.
"This isn’t just some horrible place where only the truly unfortunate live. This is where people survive."
"Never has the word 'good' meant so much to me, coming from a boy who has such a unique, albeit tragic, perspective to know what good really is."
The people and places bare resemblance to my first experience in Kenya. But I know that there is still so much to learn.
I’ve never shot a documentary before. This is usually the point in my travels where my heart races and I ask myself, “What have you done?”