Holey Socks, Stability, and Other Such Things

Stability comes with it the opportunity to set up a life, to make a home someplace, to buy decent quality possessions. Yet, hear I am on the plane, my old surf t-shirt, $20 dress shoes with holes in the soles, and speaking of holes, you don’t want to know about my current sock and underwear…

A Liberian beating, in the name of LEC.

July 2nd. 12pm. The Matadi riverside community of Monrovia. A crowd. A white man with tattoos, an orange t-shirt, and a mop of graying hair. Two men handcuffed together. A set of burly Liberia National Police (LNP) officers. The burly officer smashes his baton into the back of the handcuffed man wearing a bright green…