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Deborah Rodriguez is a hairdresser, a motivational speaker, and the author of the bestselling memoir Kabul Beauty School.
She spent five years teaching at and later directing the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. Rodriguez also owned the Oasis Salon and the Cabul Coffee House.
She currently lives in Mexico.

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Deborah Rodriguez Hi Sabine,
Thank you, I am so happy you enjoyed the books.
Some of my biggest challenges:
1. Being western loud women in a male dominated world.
2. Tryin…more
Hi Sabine,
Thank you, I am so happy you enjoyed the books.
Some of my biggest challenges:
1. Being western loud women in a male dominated world.
2. Trying to operate a professional beauty salon without proper electricity.
3. Moving around the city freely.
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Deborah Rodriguez I have two projects that I am currently working on. One is part two of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul (fiction) and the other is a non-fiction story …moreI have two projects that I am currently working on. One is part two of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul (fiction) and the other is a non-fiction story that I can’t talk about yet. But will be a very moving and powerful personal story. (less)
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“Women are like tea bags; you never know how strong they are until they’re put in hot water. — ELEANOR ROOSEVELT”
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“It was as if you could see into the sky, through it's layers and into it's core. Layers of stars, translucent blanket upon blanket. The beauty was overwhelming. The wind blew her hair, and she willed herself to stop, to breathe, to feel.”
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