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WOMEN AND ADVERSITY: BREAK DOWN THE BARRIERS

June 14, 2018

I featured Rula Jebreal and her background on this blog in August 2016 (link: https://wp.me/p4szxH-yQ) after reading her semi-autobiographical novel Miral. Her multi-cultural background inspired me to write to her in June 2017, and she answered my questions the next day. I’ve kept her answers this long, wishing to have a very special time to post them, and that time has come. Here’s what Ms. Jebreal has to say. JAM: What was the biggest cha ...

Women and Adversity: Beverly Sills, Opera Sin...

May 24, 2018

Although Beverly Sills attained world-wide fame for her phenomenal singing ability as a coloratura soprano and opera singer, the tragic part of her life is that her two children had disabilities. ...

Women and Adversity: Louisa May Alcott, Autho...

May 10, 2018

Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, Little Women, The story of the four March sisters, which she based on her own family, is close to my heart because I have two sisters. My mother had four sis ...

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