Progress with baby Cecellia!

There is always a baby around at Amani, so when I walked into the Distribution room today I didn’t even notice the screaming baby… let alone notice that I was the cause of this angst!  Baby Cece isn’t used to having many wazungu (light skinned people) around, so I came as quite a shock to her.  She’s only 16 months and hasn’t remembered me from last year.  We tried and tried to get her to understand I was a loving auntie… everyone hugged me to show that I am safe and okay but it only solicited a somber face and wave in the end.  Hmm… I don’t like it when a child is afraid of me and being an aunt is one of my favorite things, so I didn’t give up.  It’s my hope that soon she’ll be running into my arms!

Well, look at this… by the end of the day we had progressed to fist bumping!

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One Response to Progress with baby Cecellia!

  1. Debbie Noetzel says:

    Ali, so good to see you have made it back. And a big Whew! that little Cecilia is warming up to you. Loved the video and seeing Elizabeth in the background. Blessings from Amani DC, Debbie

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