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Gabriel: 10 Things I’ve Learned – on my 16th trip to Darfuri refugee camps

(in no particular order)
1. Showing up is important. Coming back creates friendships for life.
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2. There is absolutely no excuse for the world allowing Darfur to burn for over ten years.
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3. You can find other people that will be willing to come out with you and “participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world.”
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Read Gabriel’s full blog originally posted on iactivism.org here.

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Gabriel co-founded Stop Genocide Now in 2005, which gave birth to i-ACT in 2009. He became involved in the situation in Darfur out of a sense of personal responsibility. He believes the power of community and compassion, combined with personal empowerment, can bring about meaningful change.

 

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