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Photograph of street scene in Nairoibi: People moving leftwards towards the light

Kenya has been shaken badly by the ongoing terrorist attack on Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall.  It’s been a few very dark days around here, filled with anxiety and grief.

However, faced with the horrors of terror from the outside, people have also demonstrated a remarkable sense of unity rising above the tangible ethnic and religious divides in the country.

Let’s hope this feeling of solidarity and unity lasts. It is much needed, also in times of peace and stability.

Check out #WeAreOne on twitter for more.

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  1. September 30, 2013

    are you Kenya right now?

    • September 30, 2013

      Yes, I am.

      • September 30, 2013

        thank you for responding.

      • September 30, 2013

        Thanks for asking. To be honest, I’d rather be somewhere else these days.

      • September 30, 2013

        Thank you. I hesitate to ask because of the news lately. I hope you are safe.

      • September 30, 2013

        I am, thank you. However, it’s been a sad few days and people are afraid of more to come.

      • September 30, 2013

        I feel for you and the citizens of Kenya. we, in canada, are concerned on the status of your country. We will keep you in our prayers.

      • September 30, 2013

        Thanks, that’s very kind of you! Kenya is not my country but you are right, there is plenty of reason for concern. Have a good week!

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