My Friend’s Mother Passed Away – I Missed My Mother

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The first fully-translated ‘story’ from Sarath. Warning: gruesome reading in parts. …………………………….. It was possibly in 1977, I do not know for sure, but it was a windy month for spring, and rainy. I felt so desperate to meet my mother, to find out how she was being treated, because people died every day. I was a member of a …

It’s Not All About Genocide

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It has always been my intent to go back and re-imagine the journey that we took with Sarath, though I have, to now, seen that very much about telling ‘his side of the story’. That is still valid, though Cemre raised the equally valid point that, as a photographer, it needs to be shown through my vision. Cemre and others …