Afghanistan

I Owned a Drugstore

We want to be somewhere that is far from danger, somewhere safe.

Salman Etching
Salman Etching

Etching by Nathanael Read

I owned a drugstore. Before that I worked for a U.S. mine-clearing institute for 15 years. Economically, we had everything. But my daughter was poisoned at her school and my son’s school was bombed. We received threats several times and I was forced to close my store. We just want peace. We want to be free from fear and panic. My children want to go to school. We want to be somewhere that is far from danger, somewhere safe.

Salman
Afghanistan

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