Treasure Shoes

Sayara Sadri


Abandoning her luggage, Sayara broke away from a group of Afghan women visiting the United States under the auspices of the United Nations. She got lost running in circles between the terminals in the Atlanta airport, trying to find the exit, while being cautious of all the guards. Finally, she made her great escape and settled in a safe place: Toronto. Three years later, she still can’t find anything as good and comfortable as the beloved shoes she left at the airport.

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