A new sense of purpose.
Homesick for Syria, avoiding codependency, and allying against Islamophobia.
Immigration issues and a crisis of faith.
Healing isn’t exactly a straightforward process.
Changing our lives and brains.
“Death Journey is what I call our passage from Syria to Switzerland.”
On a plane to Turkey. And welcoming our new diarist Fatma!
The last day in Syria, waiting for adulthood, and advocating for oneself in the meantime.
Certifying travel documents, spacing out, and troubling dreams.
Chaos, heartbreak, and a car accident.
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