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Muthoni Muriu

Muthoni Muriu

Muthoni is Oxfam America's Director of Regional Programs.

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What does history feel like?

In the past 12 months, as we’ve followed the incredible US presidential campaigns, I have periodically paused to try and “feel” this historical time. I can truly say that November 4, 2008, ranks right up there with other historical moments that I have experienced in my lifetime.