Remembrance: Writing Advice From An American Who Made a Difference.

In 2009 Nancy Dupree and I sat across a Kabul table filled with tea cups and a plate of poundcake she liked.

“You know what Louis said,” she told me, her white hair stacked in a bun atop her head…

credit: United Nations Photo via creative commons

Why the world should care about Malala — and all the girls like her, all around the world

A year ago I sat in a New York City public high school and listened to a girl from West Africa tell me about her own personal and years-long fight to stay in school.

She wanted to stay in the classroom, even go to college, but her father wanted her…

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Author of New York Times best sellers “Ashley’s War” and “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana.” Adjunct senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations. All views mine.

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