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Shells of Development

I stared at a shell of a building. An Afghan flag, hung from a wooden pool, flapped in the breeze. The wind kicked up dust that settled in the bit of my hair left uncovered by my headscarf. We’d spent … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift

“Your sheep is waiting for you!” Mr. Omar, a staff of Shuhada’s Bamyan office, called after me as I got out of our van. My yet unnamed sheep – carelessly tucked away in the back of the vehicle – groaned … Continue reading

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