Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Sophie Sanders

“Like Loss Big”

It’s hard to translate the need to leave an Indonesian village for a grandmother’s deathbed half the world away

June 27, 2013 It’s wonderful to know that one can mean so much to so many in such a small place. Later, looking out the plane window, I think of all the little villages past the lights of Surabaya, each little school just a dot on an island just a dot on the world. So many dots, so much love to offer. Plop a Peace Corps volunteer in the dot and watch the love tumble in.

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