Look Back, Walk Forward

Photo courtesy of Brian Tropiano

Photo courtesy of Brian Tropiano

In 2006 Gladys Achieng of Kenya had an illness that left her temporarily paralyzed. It took her two months to learn to walk again. This fall the 28-year-old and nine other women from Amani ya Juu—an African organization that offers help and healing—traveled around the United States. They walked fashion runways to unveil Amani’s new clothing line and tell their stories of suffering and hope.

(Read full article at World Magazine)