Monthly Archives: July 2014

My Student’s Call to Care about Gaza

<a Follow Laila El-Haddad on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gazamom I received an unanticipated email from my Women’s Studies student, Samantha: I was going to write you soon because my friend is visiting Palestine for the summer and she is close to Bethlehem. … Continue reading

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Our Siege: My Mother & Me

Vignettes . . . Our Siege “Just Pain” Jennifer & the Black Cat Pain Meds Nightmares The Deer Dr. Metwally The Buddhist Monk Crappy Nursing Homes More Crappy Nursing Homes Old Women’s Breasts Sara’s Little Class Grace Prayer: Getting It … Continue reading

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