One Step at a Time

Golrokh Kavakebi


It is the hardest moment in Golrokh Kavakebi’s life, the time to say goodbye to her family, friends, and all the things she is familiar with. The combination of memories, sadness, happiness and doubt make it harder. Goli always wears a new pair of shoes when she moves somewhere new. But when she leaves Tehran for Calgary, Alberta, she decides not to follow her usual ritual.  She puts on her old black sneakers, and during her long flight to Calgary, she explores her memories and her reasons for leaving Iran.

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