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Of the many photos in the following sections, these are my favorites
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Orthodox cathedral in Addis


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Interior of orthodox cathedral


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Interior of dome in cathedral


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Plane after landing in Semara on dirt runway


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Unexpected sight during drive from Semara airport to our destination


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True desert - nothing living in sight


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Approaching Awash river, begins to green up a little


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After we arrived, Darrell entertains a family living in the compound


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Students heading to school from the compound


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Older style taxi, these are being replace by motorized ones


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Arriving at the school we visited


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Students lined up and the traditional dancers coming to greet us


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He's looking at his cell phone


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Greting some students before class


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In the classroom


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Their culture doesn't have much personal space - they are often leaning on each other


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A teacher, her students put on some performances for us


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Take my picture!


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Take my picture!


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Take my picture!


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Some of the students which are receiving a sort of scholarship to continue in school


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The new high school being built, financed by our project


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Young man providing neighborhood security


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Women from several self-help groups came to discuss with us about it. These groups are sort-of like a roll-your-own credit union/business partnership


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Some of the 8 km of new irrigation canals.


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These irrigation canals are dug by hand


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Hotel in the district capital where we once relaxed at the end of the day


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IIRC, the middle room across the way is where I stayed in 2002


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Preparing coffee for hotel guests in the traditional Ethiopian way


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Religious leader greeting some of us after the big meeting we had with local religious and government leaders


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Local leader and family who visited us at the compound


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Farmland, formerly desert


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Making flatbread from corn


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Tracey was a magnetic attraction for the children


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Mother and daughter - the daughter was one of the students supported financially so she could stay in school


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Gift of a soccer ball


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Heading back to semara


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Symbol of state in Ethiopia where coffee plants originated. That lion looks very awake to me!