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Photo and caption by jameela khan

I went to visit three Ugandan sisters in Virginia, having befriended them at the Clinical Center (National Institutes of Health) a few weeks earlier. On the journey back, I felt rushed to get back to DC as I had work the next day and trains ran twice a day. I nearly gave up but to my surprise I turned up with an hour to go. That hour, I contemplated the Ugandan sisters, health, friendship, work, time and distance. The speed of our lives, captured in this image of a neighboring sleepy head as the trees go whooshing by.

Location: Amtrak train to Union Station, DC from Virginia.


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