The Places That Have Nourished Me

By Samantha McKenzie There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. There’s no place like the many places you’ve lived that have helped nurture you along the way. Born in Nassau, Bahamas to Guyanese parents, I moved to Brooklyn, N.Y. when I was three years old. I didn’t leave my borough until I…

Making Friends in Distant Lands

“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson By Dawn Onley Twenty three years ago, I met Tobias in Cape Town, South Africa. He, like I, came to this young democratic nation to experience the country’s…