are all stuck in the middle of nowhere. Millions in
of the Iraqi refugees who recently arrived in
a cold winter evening--Jan. 29, 2004--I was getting ready to start my first night
shift as an interpreter for the U.S. Army in
I couldn't say anything. I didn't want to blink
and waste a single moment of looking at the beach and the Pacific. I had never
seen an ocean. If I could set up a tent on the sand, I
thought, I could stay there forever. I have loved the seas, rivers, and oceans
since I studied them when I was a child. Now here I was standing on the beach
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