Me vs. The Normal People
  • Normal People:That beautiful moment when you realize you are in love.
  • Me:That awkward moment 2 seconds later when you remember that the person you are in love with is in fact fictional.

It is easy to romanticize a life with limited connectivity: candles, campfires and conversations. And how creative of the Ugandans to keep their insulin floating in a ceramic pot buried in the dirt. But the reality is that the only difference between the boy in southwest Uganda and the boy in anytown, USA is one was born powerless, the other empowered at birth. The Oxford dictionary defines power as “the ability or capacity to do something.” It is how things get done.

Picture this: A tale of two babies -