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  • This was the moment,
    the moment that cleared the way
    the smiles of a hundred kids as they
    with such anticipation
    danced and sang
    held my hand
    and reminded me that happiness,
    happiness is not to be overlooked.

    When you find it,
    when it's there
    hold onto it no matter what.

    Even if you're poor,
    you're lost
    you're sad,
    when you can smile,
    do that instead.

    - Over a year ago, I spent three days at St. Pius Primary School in Bo Town, Sierra Leone. This is what they taught me.
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