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The Freedom to Leave Kabul

Reflecting on my privilege when I left in 2015.

During the summer of 2015, I lived in Kabul, Afghanistan. I was there for three months. Now, I’m watching Afghanistan plunge into a yet unknown hell, as US troops leave in 2021. I thought about my ability to visit a war-torn country and then have the luxury to leave it.

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A.J. Bryant

Adopted from Kerala. I write about adoption, my intercultural marriage, and contemporary India. Prawns are my love language. @adoptedkeralite