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The Great Divide

“Show me your passport,” a soldier demanded, carrying an automatic rifle and wearing full military combat uniform who was standing in the middle of a deserted street intersection.

“I didn’t carry my passport but I have photocopies,” I replied as Joani and Olivia held tight to my arms in fear.

After looking through the photocopies, the soldier handed the papers back to me and said in a surprisingly casual tone of voice and pointed at different directions, “You can go anywhere you like.” Continue reading The Great Divide