Trophy Shoes

Saima Hussain


The gold sling-back pumps might be appropriate for an elaborate wedding in Pakistan, but in Canada, Saima Hussain totters on the four-inch heels. Her parents sacrificed a life of ease to bring her to Canada. Shouldn’t she reward their struggle by becoming an engineer or scientist? Instead, Saima Hussain becomes a writer. Can the gold shoes that glitter like a trophy satisfy their expectations?

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