Sweet Memory of Afghanistan

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Photo: Sylver Blaque/Kabul, Afghanistan

My skirt was too short by a few inches, exposing my ankles.

I pulled it down as far as I could; the elastic waist now hugged the top of my thighs.

At second morning prayer, I pleaded with both Jesus and Allah not to let my skirt slide from my thighs onto the ground in the middle of Kabul.

I had to buy a new, appropriate-length skirt.

Fast.

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