Q&A: On Autism Advocacy and Language

I advocate because I love someone with autism.

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I’ve Been Wearing Flower Crowns Since ’95 and 15 Other Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

some facts might surprise you…

Hers: an ezine about a daughter’s love featuring Abeba Alemseged

The complexities of a mother-daughter relationship in the Eritrean diaspora

The Other End of the Line

An everyday phone call between an Eritrean mother and her American daughter is rooted in faith, respect, and unconditional love.

After Tragedy, How (Not) to Mourn for Regat

When I met Regat, I immediately sensed her spirit animal a dolphin. Her playfulness, coöperation, and inner strength are what makes her beautiful. Not to mention her gift of gab. My aunt, Regat, cherishes emotional human contact and is the first person to laugh at her clumsy habits despite what life has hurled out.

The Commute: A Story from Hollywood and Highland

When you find introspection in the form of an underground subway art installation two thousand four hundred fifty miles away from home