Lives are built on piles of sand, and the sand shifts, and the toil remains

"It’s hard to explain what the poverty is like here, because most of all I want to be honest. It’s bad, but not immediately deadly. People struggle, more than they suffer. Lives are built on piles of sand, and the sand shifts, or blows away, and the toil remains, a constant test..."

More from Bruce, now seven weeks into his Ambassador placement in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Read more.