from here to there

dinnerMy friend, Renee Ahalt, recently returned to her birth city of Medellín, in Columbia to reconnect with her birth mother, who adopted her out at age two. Her story is incredible, she found her mother on Facebook,and discovered she had 4 brothers and sisters, so she set off to meet them, staying at the modest house they all share and sharing a bed with her sister. Her writing is captivating, you can read her fascinating story on her blog From Here to There. I'll admit that almost every post had me choked up a bit. I was so touched I couldn't help but draw this meal, it's the first meal her mother made her in 34 years. I'll be sending this off to Rene.