any people in the room nodded when the speaker explained that he was feeling guilty. His sister, who lived 70 miles from their mother's home, carried most of the burden of caring for her. It cost a lot to fly 1,000 miles for a visit, he told the group, so he mostly "wrote checks" as his contribution toward his aging mother's well-being. What could he do to help make this family situation more fair?
||Post of the Month: Niamey|
iger? You mean Nigeria? was the response many of us got when telling friends about our new assignment. No--Niger is separate from, and quite different from, Nigeria. There are, however, many similarities. Both countries share a common border and common people (the Hausa, who make up about 50 percent of Niger's population), and both take their name from the Niger River.
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