VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
Sarah Wayne Callies: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
February 14, 2012 by Sarah Wayne Callies
|With a Burmese family who resettled near Seattle, Washington, with the IRC's help Photo: Stephanie Cristalli/IRC|
Actress and IRC Voice Sarah Wayne Callies is preparing to travel to Thailand this week to visit camps on the border with Myanmar, also known as Burma, where the International Rescue Committee assists uprooted Burmese who have fled political upheaval at home. Here she reflects on the hopes and dreams shared by refugees and Americans alike.