Tamerin Smith

Humans of the U: June & July

Sharing compelling stories from the heart of the U’s campus: See June and July’s Humans of the U.


HUMANS OF THE U: TAMERIN SMITH

I decided I would start a year of saying “yes” to everything, no matter how scared I was. My biggest adventure took me to Haiti to work with amputee mothers from the 2010 earthquake. There was no electricity after 7 p.m., and you could not step off your porch at night because the guard dogs were trained to kill any stranger on the property.