Unwrapping my fear to help a fellow human in need

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“Do you want me to change your bandage?”

Despite 15 years of experience working with homeless and other marginalized populations, I can confidently say that no such urge has ever come over me before. Perhaps it was yet another side effect of this past year living through a pandemic. In so many ways, I feel that my barriers have come crashing down. I realize more than ever how important it is to be kind, to have compassion, to lift each other up in this cruel, unforgiving, relentlessly difficult world.

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Amber Christino Jordan

Amber Christino Jordan

Sharing stories of humanity, family and my journey working with marginalized groups. Hoping to help conquer xenophobia with radical compassion.