Life in Afghanistan and an unplanned flight to freedom - Part 2

World of Dreams

In June of 1979, we left our homeland city because of war. We moved in with our eldest aunt in Kabul, the capital city. It is a big city with narrow streets. The streets are always crowded, the weather is polluted and houses are built very close to each other, which is quite opposite of what our homeland place looked like. I was three when started going to kindergarten. It was really nice of my aunt and her family to enable my parents to enroll me in kindergarten, because the fee for the kindergarten was so high that not everyone could afford it, especially a family like us that just started living in the city and did not have enough income.

The kindergarten years were the fun days of my life, or probably the days that have a special place in my life.

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