The price for this freedom at times has been high, but we have never been unwilling to pay that price. … It is time for us to realize that we are too great a nation to limit ourselves to small dreams. We’re not, as some would have us believe, doomed to an inevitable decline. I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.

–Ronald Reagan, whose 101st birthday is today.

This is the journey we took almost every day for a week, some times more than once a day, to the Home of Hope orphanage in Kigali, Rwanda. The video begins in front of Saint Famille Church, a site from the genocide where thousands sought refuge, but were betrayed by a priest and ultimately murdered.

Shot 30 November 2011