Bittersweet in Slip-Ons

Anam Kidwai


Looking to break free from the limits of Pakistani society, Anam Kidwal accepts a proposal from a man in Canada. She arrives in black slip-on sneakers she plans to replace with Sketchers. Years and two daughters later, she can buy them. Her old slip-on sneakers are reserved for her mother to wear when she visits.  They are a connection to the family and friends she will always miss.

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