Daily Archives: August 26, 2012

The beauty of life


I am a freelance interpreter. In other words, I go around the country to help voices heard. While doing my job, I witness many life stories. Some are sad. Some are happy. Here is a happy one.

The woman has been in agony for hours. The contractions were getting more and more painful. She kept crying for her mother in her mother tongue. I did not interpret. It seems naturally obvious for us all to be in need of our mothers at the toughest moments in life.
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