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If you would have asked me where I would have liked to study abroad five years ago, I would have given you all the typical answers. Could I see myself sipping a café au lait in Paris, strolling the streets of London, or soaking up the sun at some beach in Spain? Absolutely. My decision
We left the movie theater and found a cab within a few minutes. As expected, Mom asked for darbast (meaning please don’t pick up other passengers along the way). I wish he had, because maybe the added number of people would have ignited his sense of responsibility.
I’ve spent a total of six months living and working in Uganda. I originally went there in 2010 with the goal of teaching music, dance and drama to AIDS orphans and former child soldiers. That mission was my greatest passion and I was determined to take action to try to better these kids’ lives.
“Move towards me Bahar, farther back please,” Mom kept telling me with a glare. It was my first time riding a bus in Tehran. Until then, I had only peered through the buses from the street, while trying to capture a photo of how men and women sit in separate sections
I hail a CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) in the pouring rain. I read off the scribbled writing I have on a legal pad to the driver. Blank stare. I repeat the name of the building again, this time attempting a Bangla accent. The driver gives a half-assuring nod.