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Working on To Kill the Other took me places. No, I didn’t really travel by foot or plane, but I read as much as I possibly could. Hoped to understand something I couldn’t even name—a new culture, and a religion largely unknown to me called Islam—something that appeared to be elusive, strange, and deeply foreign.     I started […]

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Blue people make me cry

I saw Avatar two weeks ago.  Wanted to blog about it but couldn’t!  Why? I don’t know how to write about the fact that I cried while watching it.  And now — I can’t stop thinking about it. Perhaps too many things were/are just too familiar. First, the blue skin of bodies adorned with a […]

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