For two weeks, each student from our group lived with a Maasai family in the plains just south of Arusha, Tanzania. Our group was fortunate enough to be present during a day-long wedding ceremony that brought together Maasai families from all over the region. During the five-mile hike to the husband's boma, my host brother (pictured) insisted on peppering me with stories about marauding snakes and lions (thanks to an extremely limited knowledge of Maa, I garnered these tid-bits of information with the help of pantomime). Upon arriving at the ceremony, and after discovering another student's digital camera, my host brother became the de facto photographer.
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