Libby Hogan

By Libby Hogan Those moments when the recorder is turned off, you sit back in your chair and the conversation sidetracks and winds this way and that, usually over a sugary 3-in-1 premix coffee —  they are some of my favorite moments on assignment. Being shown family photos, sharing jokes. Seeing the similarities and differences...

By Libby Hogan MINDAT, Myanmar — Huddled over a smoldering cooker pot with her cracked heels warming on the edge, 90-year-old M’kaan woman Daw Yaw Shen retells the story behind her facial tattoo. “I went with three other girls from my village when we we turned 15 to the local tattoo artist.” As she rotates...