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In Pakistan, the right to go to school is not a given. In the more rural areas, a girl is born, married off as early as 9 years old, and basically lives life under the control of men.
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Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.

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Stockholm is surely an urban planner's dream. Everything works. Everything looks good.

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In the aftermath of any war or genocide, healing and reconciliation are ultimate aspirations.

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I know being pregnant and giving birth is the most wonderful thing on Earth. I know that after you have a baby, there is a sense of addiction, a need to have another. It's biological.

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There is a romantic, often misguided, misconception among the British that life in France is akin to life in Paradise.

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My own mother, my sister and nearly all the women in my family had full-time jobs as mothers. They were wonderful at it. They drove their children back and forth to soccer, skating lessons, piano lessons, private schools, but I sensed, even in my own mother, a kind of distant dissatisfaction.

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I spent a good part of the nineties roaming the Earth writing about conflict. It was very grueling. I was beginning to find this way of life was, wow, addictive and deeply meaningful.

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Little changes can start to make a difference in the world.

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Lake Como has always been a magnet for the elite.

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When I did a year-long study in 2005 of European countries integrating Muslims into their cultures, France came in the lowest of the rank. Sweden was not far behind, though, which is worrying, as racism in France is much closer to the bone.

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From the earliest age, I was just different. I think that's part of every writer's little revenge. You think, 'I'm not a blonde, blue-eyed cheerleader but I'm going to get out of here and do something.'

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Manhattan is increasingly less available to average-income earners.

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There are people who are seekers and people who aren't.

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Every time I went to the doctor when I was in my twenties, he repeated the same thing to me: don't wait too long to have children.

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My earliest memories are of the civil rights era. My earliest experiences were rage.

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I did not read newspapers until I became a reporter.

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I have never been embedded with the American army or, you know, with the big war machine.

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My role [as a war correspondent] is to bring a voice to people who are voiceless [and] to shine a light in the darkest corners of the world.

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