After graduating from a high school in Pakistan, Maryam A. returned to Afghanistan and started high school over again so she would be able to write in Dari and learn Afghanistan’s history and geography. She recently graduated from a university in Afghanistan and is searching for scholarships so she can undertake her Master’s degree.
Grandmother gave us nuts and Grandfather gave us rupees. Grandmother always kept nuts in pockets for the children. Because she preferred me, she gave more nuts than she gave the others. I saw how they managed all the children which wasn’t easy because there were twenty children who would come to see them. I liked that she valued me more than she valued the others.