Cocoon Shoes

Roya Chalaki

Summary:

Before they leave Iran, Roya Chalaki and her husband buy practical black running shoes to wear in Canada. She wears them through long days and leaves them on as she rests, listening to CBC radio. She hears story after story from people open about their emotions and their weaknesses. The stories allow her to release her tears of grief and isolation and to tell her own story.

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