A Day’s Work

Thoughts from a friend doing mission work in Honduras.

It Is What It Is

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 is a day that I will not soon forget. I also expect that my fellow interns, Anna Rogers, Jenna Wooten, and Jason Fields, feel the same way. On that day, we got to participate in a task that very few Americans experience. We got to spend the day working side-by-side and shoulder-to-should with the people of the Tegucigalpa Dump. For those that do not know what the Dump is, it is a dark place. It’s a mountain where the city of Tegucigalpa disposes of her trash. Garbage from all over the city is hauled there by garbage trucks and dumped there. While you’re in the Dump, all your eyes can see is trash. And in the trash are cows, buzzards, dogs, and people. The cows are there because ranchers use the dump as a free feeding range. The cows are able to pick out what they…

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About Joel

Joel is a 32 year old currently residing in the southeastern United States. His interests lay in philosophy and theology. He is a writer for The Christian Watershed.

2 thoughts on “A Day’s Work

  1. One of the few things I wish I would have been able to do in Honduras that I didn’t get too. Thank you for sharing.

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