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Laura Spero is an independent producer, and founder of Jevaia International (www.jevaia.org). She has spent more than a decade in rural Nepal, where she has reported numerous radio stories and maintains a multimedia blog, www.allthepiecesof.com, which features many — many — unreasonable accounts of her trying to help out as a subsistence farmer. Laura’s blog series Between Worlds looks at how labor migration is changing ritual mourning in Nepal, and explores the role of culture in grief and loss.