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Time and again, you stumble upon a book, which carves a footprint on your mind and soul for the rest of your life.

Ryszard covers the African subcontinent with the factful empathy rarely observed in other accounts by westerners. There is neither the
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“Whoever has weapons, has food. Whoever has food, has power. We are here among people who do not contemplate transcendence and the existence of soul, the meaning of life and the nature of being. We are in a world in which man, crawling on the earth, tries to dig a few grains of wheat out of the mud, just to survive another day.”
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I picked the book with a biased presumptions that
1. I don’t need it. I have already been raised to become an hyper liberal ambitious female. If anything I need a “Lean Out”. #Wrong

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Benazir Bhutto
“You can imprison a man, but not an idea. You can exile a man, but not an idea. You can kill a man, but not an idea.”
Benazir Bhutto, Daughter Of Destiny: An Autobiography

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“Nearly every person you will read about is deeply flawed. Some have tried to murder other people, and a few were successful. Some have abused their children, physically or emotionally. Many abused (and still abuse) drugs. But I love these people, even those to whom I avoid speaking for my own sanity. And if I leave you with the impression that there are bad people in my life, then I am sorry, both to you and to the people so portrayed. For there are no villains in this story. There's just a ragtag band of hillbillies struggling to find their way - both for their sake and, by the grace of God, for mine.”
J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

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“I enjoyed having my body praised for what it could do rather than how it looked.”
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“People like Brian and me don’t lose contact with our parents because we don’t care; we lose contact with them to survive. We never stop loving, and we never lose hope that our loved ones will change. Rather, we are forced, either by wisdom or by the law, to take the path of self-preservation. What”
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