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Hadley Duquette


Blog 6: Poetry

March 8, 2020

I've restarted this blog at least 5 times now.  I feel like I've written all I can about this experience. I can't even express the happiness and gratitude I have for this experience and everyone involved.  It just feels like I am repeating it over and over again, so I will share this poem I...

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Blog 5

February 6, 2020

Missed and Will Miss When February started it really hit me that I would be leaving my home in 2 short months. My plane ticket was bought and all of a sudden more and more people started to ask how long I have left here. This is when I realized just how much I am...

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February 2, 2020

2 months left in Senegal. 60 days to say my goodbyes. 1,440 hours to love my family as hard as I can. 86,400 minutes to come to the realization that I won’t be spending my days anymore in my favorite place in the world with the best people.    5 months spent in Senegal. 153...

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Blog 3

October 19, 2019

Blog 3  My Day to Day Everyday starts with a breakfast which includes a baguette with a surprise inside and a very hot cup of coffee. When ndekki is finished I walk around my house and greet everyone in my family that is up and going. After, I'm either on my way to work (10...

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Blog 2

September 24, 2019

Garab The tree. It brings my family together as we all sit in its shade while cooking lunch, preparing for a party, or just chatting. For the past two weeks or so I've spent hours just sitting under this tree. Most of the time I just sit and watch all of my little siblings running...

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August 27, 2019

My journal entry from day one at Global Launch!! I realized during the second day that this was not the most true journal entry. The first day was hard, really hard. I wanted to be very positive for my first journal, but I realized that it shouldn't be, it should just be authentic. Over these...

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