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Tavia Nyong'o

10 January 2008

Just before New Year’s, I attended a garden wedding in Nairobi, where the maid of honor, who flew in from California, greeted the guests in Kamba, Luo and English. The following Tuesday, I was glued to CNN back home in New York, watching the smoldering ruins of a church in Eldoret, a sanctuary to which members of one ethnic group had fled, in vain, to escape another. Moreā€¦