A Canadian student from Lebanese origins was banned to enter the States. Upon her arrival to SFO in March 2021, Elianne had no idea that the most traumatizing hours of her life lied ahead. Elianne had spent a semester in San Diego, pursuing studies and doing some volunteer work. During the first Covid-19 lockdown, courses […]
Dina Mneimneh, an engaged beiruti architect, advocates for the preservation of cultural heritage and the development of public spaces. Having extensively researched the post-war reconstruction plan of Beirut after the Civil War (1975-1990), and having personally experienced the Beirut port explosion of August 2020 – a man-made disaster well-inscribed within conditions of entrenched political conflict […]
I was contacted a few days ago on Instagram by Anthony, a man in his sixties from the States. He was commenting on my article Angry men. One comment lead to another and Anthony shared with me his story.This is his testimonial with his own words, edited by Astoryofthoughts.
Rand Hadid, a 27 year old Syrian is sharing her story. After she had to leave her home country to the UAE and then move again to the States for studies and go through the disappointment of the university’s bankruptcy, she had to go back to Dubai under a heavy load of disappointment. She decided […]