Snow Boots

Maya Kabbani


At first, Maya Kabbani thinks her snow boots are part of a costume. Growing up in Saudi Arabia and then living in Syria, when Assad comes to power, she is not allowed to state her thoughts or engage in debate. As a refugee in Canada, she finds her voice again and revels in the opportunity to express herself. Her boots are no longer a costume. They are her new self, a self that continues to fight for peace and justice.

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