Author Archives: Alyssa Braun

How One of the Poorest Countries in the World Taught Me the Richness of Love

Water shortages. Maggot-ridden flour. Poverty, power outages, political instability. Life in Guinea-Bissauis hard. But its people don’t show it. Instead, they are warm, hospitable, joyful, industrious, generous, vivacious. They some of the mostloving people on the planet. When I visited Guinea-Bissau for the first time in January, I expected to be inspired by the work […]