James Cannon Boyce

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I have been involved in many things online, from The Huffington Post, (RED) and Newsladder which was a really great idea that didn't work and I still miss it. For Longevity, I write, edit and help out. I also wrote a book, www.floatingwithmyfather.com

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Dhio The basketball is beyond over-inflated. When I dribble it, it bounces almost above my head. The kid who makes the bags from the discarded life jackets and pieces of boat and I are shooting hoops at Pipka while the Afghanistan girl takes a break from riding in circles on

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Ena The girl is circling around the empty basketball court at Pipka on a bike. She is just going in circles and circles as fast as she can learning how to ride. She has a scarf wrapped around her head. When she stops for water I ask: “Where are you

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At the end of the yoga class, Dino asks all the kids to meditate for two minutes and think of a place where they were happy and safe. They slowly settle into a large circle and then they hold each other hands and it’s quiet. I hear the fathers who

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I never knew Dino before I came here. When I knew him back in Boston, when he was first my friend, his name was Constantine – the name of a nice Greek American boy, which he was. Here in Greece, that’s Constantindos, which is too long, so the Greeks make

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Dino is Greek. He’s not Greek because his mother is Greek though she most certainly is and Dino’s ears still ring from when she screamed and cursed at Dino and his two brothers growing up, with love mind you, but still, the screaming – he can still hear it. And

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Silence in Africa “Are the Maasai happy with the conservancies Maison?” “Oh yes very happy.” Maison and his three brothers have 450 acres in Mara North that they receive rent payments on. One plot was given their father, a former policeman their father was smart enough to buy two more

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The Wild Chase Maison and I are walking through the plain where zebra are eating off to our left and impala to our right and topi are around too and the small Thompson gazelles that look like shrunk down impalas but of course they are not. When I first came

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“I was in Nairobi Maison, and I love seeing the Maasai with their cattle on the four way highways.” Maison smiles. “We love our cows. If a Maasai man came to see you in America and there was a cow he would say that is mine, why do you have

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Maison is black. Maison’s black is not a shade of the color but a deep pure black that it makes you think that when we call African Americans in the States black we are using the wrong word. At best, African Americans are brown, but back home it would not

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Ever heard of amok? Southeast Asian food is no longer, in any way, a surprise to the world. Well, at the least the pad thai of Thailand or the pho of Vietnam isn’t. Stuck somewhere in the middle there and still somewhat unknown is the rising star, maybe the next