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The Space Between Here and There

By Richa Pokhrel

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2,707 miles separate now and later. Or it could be 2,808 miles. Whatever route I take, I will be leaving. Gone in 3 weeks. That’s 20 days, 480 hours until the next chapter, the next adventure, waiting for me like an excited and anxious dog at the end of a workday. At the end of September, I will leave Oakland, my home for the last 6 years. Moving across the country to South Carolina to an unfamiliar territory, to an undiscovered community. Continue reading “The Space Between Here and There”

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Move

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Written by: Anonymous 2

As I sit down with my laptop in front of me, I think of things I want to write about.  Spoken or unspoken societal expectations and norms come into my mind.  This piece is solely based on my opinion and experiences. I moved to the US in my very early 20s from Nepal.  Moving to a new country came with many differences; different language, different people, different culture, and much more.  It took me some time to adapt to things around me.  Along the way, I have noticed some major differences between these two countries.   Continue reading “Move”