Powering Down

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Heather Faison with her Cameroon students.

I use two cell phones and two laptops. I don't say this proudly. I say this to because I'm starting to feel like I'm sinking under an avalanche of technology.

As I write in today's column, my friend Heather Faison has taken baby steps to solve this problem. A teaching fellowship in  Cameroon proved to her that she doesn't have to be all synched up to be able to communicate effectively.

And an effective communicator she is. Check out Heather's web site here. And make sure to take a look at her fabulous multimedia project, "Beyond Baby Fat," which explores childhood obesity among African Americans in North Philly.

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