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Back to Jamaica

February 18, 2016

by Talpha Everette Going Back While in the States, I received numerous calls, texts and pictures requesting my presence back in Jamaica, so cutting my 3 week vacation in the states short, I boarded my plane and headed back. Staring … Read more

Portland Rehab Management Homeless Shelter

November 11, 2015

by Talpha Everette November 11, 2015 The Residents Here in Jamaica, I am working at a homeless shelter. At the shelter, the resident cases and life stories vary. Some residents have walked across the island to get here while other … Read more

What Is Sleep?

July 3, 2015

by Talpha Everette Going, going, going. That’s all that I’ve seem to have been doing lately. With no breaks, I begin to think “what is sleep?” It is a non-existent luxury. But I must keep pressing: I have to get … Read more

The Call

May 11, 2015

by Talpha Everette I was standing outside of the store on vacation in Hawaii waiting tirelessly for my mom to get out of the shoe section when I felt my phone buzz in my pocket. I reached for it casually … Read more