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Nairobi sisters up close

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Steve Hilton, grandson of hotelier Conrad N. Hilton, talks with Sister Anisia Kitaka, a member of the Little Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, during a 2012 visit to St. Francis Rehabilitation Center for Street Children in Nairobi, Kenya. Steve Hilton will soon retire as president and CEO of the foundation his grandfather established 70 years ago to support Catholic sisters all over the world. (CNS photo/courtesy Conrad N. Hilton Foundation)

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Global Sisters Report (GSR) asked several sisters in Nairobi to describe themselves and their work, which includes teaching, broadcasting and advocating for women.

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