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1 Corinthians 10:17 Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread.
She touches the bottom of her neck, at that tender hollow below the base of her throat. There hangs a tiny, metal cross—a charm, a talisman, a tattoo of her baptism, glinting in the sub-Saharan sun. Then, she reaches out toward me, her fingertips landing on the tiny, gold cross at the base of my throat. My breath catches in comprehension. Across time and space, collapsing barriers of culture and language, we smile at each other in sisterhood.