Writer: Mark Vidal

Voice Magazine / Stories / Mark Vidal
Winter 2015

Back to Basics

stephen Fomba ’17 did not mind his daily trek to and from school as a child growing up, even if some days it meant walking as many as 20 miles under the blistering-hot sun. like most living in africa’s Eastern province of sierra leone, commuting by foot was and still is a way of life. but what he did mind was having to make these long trips over the burning, rocky ground completely barefoot.