Sam Baker—Angels. For Bombing Victims. Everywhere

I remembered this when terrorists attacked the Bardo Museum, just 15 minutes from my home in Manouba, Tunisia, resulting in the deaths of 22 people, mostly foreign tourists. Especially touching was the loss of a small boy from Columbia. And the bodies of the teenagers incited to sacrifice themselves to an ideology they didn’t understand. As Sam puts it, “Everyone is at the mercy of another one’s dream.” Continue reading Sam Baker—Angels. For Bombing Victims. Everywhere

ARCHIVES: The Sam Baker Interview

A Million Shining Things Sam Baker is a Texan singer-songwriter whose first CD, Mercy, in 2004 brought him an ardent and extensive following in North America and Europe. Two decades ago Sam survived a bomb blast perpetrated by Peru’s Shining Path rebels. On January 29, 2008 he took the time to discuss this event— and how it changed him— with Wanda Waterman. Train to Machu Picchu It was 1986, and I was in Peru with some friends. We went to Lima and from there to Cuzco to catch the train to Machu Picchu. We were going there for the Inti … Continue reading ARCHIVES: The Sam Baker Interview