Posts tagged reilly dooris
The World Class Tortillaista

Nan started making tortillas when she was 12. Which means she's been making tortillas for 55 years. If you add things up you realize that Nan has made over one million tortillas. One million. By Malcolm Gladwell's (Outliers) standards that makes her a world class tortillaista. So, by way of FTF and Reilly Dooris, we give you Nan: World class Tortillaista and grandmother extraordinaire.

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The End of Immersion

In Guatemala we have two field workers in place, Reilly Dooris and Andrew Schwark. Next month marks Reilly’s tenth month in country and the end of his immersionship. Reilly has learned Spanish and is learning K’iche, the local Mayan dialect. He has learned what local people love, what they don’t love and what they think they need. He has learned to navigate the country on local transport. He has learned who to trust and whom to doubt.

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