Writers On The Run
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Writers On The Run

Bic! Bic! Bic!

A treatise against bringing gifts to developing countries

Ilaria was surrounded. The village kids converged on her like a feeding frenzy in their eagerness to get at whatever she might have in her bag. To my right a child grabbed at my camera. I caught his wrist, firmly, and looked him in the face. He let go.

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