Cultural stories, books, poems, and more

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This article talks about the inhumane practice of female genital mutilation. This was published in a UK nursing journal in February 2014 some stats may be out of date, however it is still a very relevant topic. Read More

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Julie, a Kiwi girl, a red headed, freckle faced, plain Jane longed to wear a white wedding dress and see her handsome groom waiting for her and she took her walk up the isle. She was waiting to find her Mr Right, then she met and fell for Kishore, a… Read More

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Poetic thoughts regarding both the body, and soul. Read More
Journey into the life and mind of Sade Young, a girl with a wretched past and an unforgivable lifestyle. Born with a series of embarrassing physical and mental disorders, she humorously illustrates an account of her experiences with them. An internet addict, with unusual habits and hobbies, and lacking in… Read More

Article / Travel

February 08, 2014

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A short article I was inspired to write during my travels through Asia. Read More
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to… Read More

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This novel, based upon the true saga of six-year old Nasser (Joe), is now available on Amazon.com. Joe and his 14-year old sister were sent from their Chicago home to stay with cousins in the village of Dayr Ghasana in the West Bank. Three years later, Joe and his mentally… Read More

Essay / Other

November 01, 2013

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Environment means the surroundings. Land, water, air, plants, animals, solid wastes and other things that are surrounding us constitute our environment. Man and environment are closely intertwined with each other, to maintain a balance or equilibrium in nature. Different groups of people working in different areas express it in various… Read More
The story of Balzac and Little Chinese Seamstress depicts an amalgamation of fairy tales of Grimm and realism of Guy de Maupassant. The story is actually a description of the lives of the narrator and his friend Luo and it grows up with the background of the Chinese Cultural Revolution… Read More
Akbar is a 19 year old Pathan youth living in Islamabad, Pakistan. In 2007, when the country is ruled by a dictator, Akbar experiences a summer that will change his life forever. He is an average youth, the son of a clothes shop owner, studying for his computer engineering degree.… Read More
This is an excerpt from the novel Almost a Turkish Soap Opera, a companion book for the feature film and web series. If you are a fan of the web series or film, you will find the book just as entertaining. There are many questions answered in the book and… Read More

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les régions, où? quoi d'intéressant? Read More
This is a children's story that I had written for a Diversity in Education class a few years ago while I was in college.The inspiration was from my son's one-eyed pet mouse, named Marshmallow. This is a heart-warming story that children of all ages can relate to. Marshmallow is excited… Read More
A college sociology instructor once challenged me with this question: Is it possible for us to be completely culturally relativistic? Should we even try to be? Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 14, 2011

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On the 45th anniversary of China's Great Cultural Revolution: 1966 to 2011. Read More

Short Story / Romance

December 28, 2009

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This is a completely fictional Aboriginal-style myth I wrote about a young girl, Marinna, who runs away from an arranged marriage, and is abducted by an enemy tribe. She is to be put to death, but is saved by a handsome young warrior, Daku, and together they fall into a… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 30, 2007

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The "O-FURO" or "honourable bath" in Japanese culture is credited with lowering the number of psychiatrists needed! Get into one - & you'll "feel" why!!! Read More
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