“I know I’m going to make it, and so will you.”
“I’m grateful for the time I have.”
“I didn’t want to crush my dreams.”
I chose aviation studies because I’d never heard of a female pilot who was also a refugee.
Notes from the race to success, a.k.a. college.
A journey through Southeast Asia.
By obsessively documenting my emotions, I wasn’t really feeling them.
The sixth and final part in a series.
Part four in a series.
Part three in a series.
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