I Can’t Complain — But I Do

We know better than to complain. We feel a little guilty, and we make fun of ourselves with the hashtag #FirstWorldProblems. But we don’t care enough to stop.

The day after a major complaint fest, I came to work and wrote an update about Leah Sharibu. She’s the 15-year-old in Nigeria who’s been a captive of Boko Haram for over 150 days. Why? Because she is a Christian, and she refused to convert to Islam, even when given the chance to be free.

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