Twice We Were Poisoned at School

It is my wish to resume my education.

Written by Twila Bird
Photography by Lindsay Silsby

My sisters and I were in secondary school in Afghanistan but our community leaders were not satisfied with this. They say girls have no right to study or work or protest. Twice we were poisoned and our mother had to take us from school to the hospital. After that, she kept us home because of the insecurity. She brought us out of Afghanistan to go to a better country where we can continue our studies and live in security. It is my wish to resume my education.

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