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Greetings from Indonesia

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Sunset in Jakarta, Indonesia

Salam, friends and family—

Well, I’ve been on the other side of the world for a week now and figure it’s time for an update. We spent our first week in Jakarta working at the IRD Indonesia headquarters. We were welcomed with warm greetings, our own desks, and a welcome lunch. The first week at the office, Kerr and I attended a few meetings, read articles about internally displaced people and learned several new phrases in Indonesian. I can now greet people at any time of the day, ask about prices in the market and maybe give directions. Kerr has mastered the numbers and is now officially in charge of exchanging money and making appointments.

Before I left for Indonesia, when I was researching online, I somehow missed READ MORE