An Amygdala
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An Amygdala

Creatures Who Watch the Woman in a Burkha

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The rickshaw was festive. Garish colors occupied the exterior. Verses from an Urdu poem were painted on the back. They were the last thing you saw after you exited the vehicle. The music of the motor hummed away from you, getting lost in the other anxious, impatient noises of the city.

I was twenty-three the last time I visited Karachi. Maybe I shouldn’t have gone. Being an American child in…

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an amygdala

an amygdala

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