When you win a football match…

A young Syrian girl in a refugee camp in Jordan, at the end of one football session says, "You feel like you can accomplish anything when you win a football match

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We shall see

"I like it, because it causes such people to greatly appreciate their country," she chipped in, with the demeanor of someone who had believed what they were saying.

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What A Week!

I have fleeting visions of empty fridges, and images on national TV from two years ago when parts of the country suffered unprecedented levels of famine. In that moment I know I have been really lucky; I have a gut feeling I could not have survived that. I even mumble a prayer

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Just Like That

I call my supervisor at the office. For a hat trick of reasons: she's news-savvy and will have me know what the heck is happening, I ought to notify her of my lateness or absenteeism (whichever materialises), and hopefully she'll tell me to go back home and play with the kid, which I probably won't do, and that she as well might leave work early today. It turns out the buses won't operate today since

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The Perfect Seat

Looking out the window you can notice the city taking its form, much like water coursing through a bent pipe. And if I had to encapsulate it for you: it is simply too beautiful in here to not write - I would never forgive myself.

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A kind soul

Annie almost gives her husband a depreciating look, not that he'd have noticed. He's tugged her gently and is already trodding off. I have to hold back my empath self from seeing inside of him; might be foul.

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