Uruguay has been strongly present in my mind today, since I heard about the death of poet-novelist-social commentator Mario Benedetti. To the extent that his work reflects (and in turn has shaped) Uruguayan sentiment (which was such an important introduction for me into the life of Latin America), and with his poetry and honesty, Benedetti has made a mark on life. I am grateful for his contributions to a world where art and freedom and community might all be valued in daily living.
Sarah HenkenRegional Liaison for the Andean Region with Presbyterian World Mission. For more information, see the other tabs on the horizontal bar above. Posts represent the personal views of the author.
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