Blog → August 18, 2016

Building Connections

Building Three Together

German, Syrian, Iranian, American...these labels evaporate when we reach out with our hands and with our hearts...and we become brothers and sisters supporting each other.

Building Olaf
©2016 TRISHA LEIMER / TSOS

Olaf devotes many hours and lots of brain time to helping and supporting the 150 refugees just across the park from his home. A wonderful, quiet man, he brought all of his fellow-volunteers roses the first time I met him!

Building Woodworking
©2016 TRISHA LEIMER / TSOS
Building Bench
©2016 TRISHA LEIMER / TSOS
Building Finished
©2016 TRISHA LEIMER / TSOS
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