My father was 37 years and four days old when he dated the check. Love this Narratively story? For the last 10 months, Aysha has lived in Southern California, traveling with a chaperone several days a week — an hour each way from an apartment in Irvine — to the hospital in Pasadena for checkups and surgeries, all to treat the burns and scars that run across her arms, chest, neck and face.
The ones who skip down halls, sing YouTube songs, and grab for toys like other kids their age — without fear of frightening others. Actual bugs. The Central America ferried passengers to and from California at the height of the Gold Rush in the mid 19th century. Hama tells Aysha to open her mouth.
It can get a bit weird. My uncle Jeffrey called me from Scarsdale and told me to get on a plane. Or walking into the Admirals Club locations and having the folks at the front desk know us by name, which was really kind, but also like … I was a kid. I stood there with my 7-year-old smile, bright-colored headband, and long V-neck Limited Too sweater hanging down to my thighs.
These Syrian children survived attacks that left them burned beyond belief.