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...My Permanency
...Drums Beat
...of Sounds
The Gilding...
Keeping... Alive
Heading West...
New York Haven
Tenderness...
Life Diaries
"Homes Apart"...
Myself
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Exiled at Home
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Note from the Editors: Hopefully, one of these days, we will actually run out of things to say…

The Mail: Hopefully, you will never run out of things to say about us running out of things to say…

Our Favorite Mail: Roses are red; Violets are Blue; We love us; Why don't you?…

Bawza: The art of hiding behind some reliable lies…

My Story: There are some memories you can't erase, some regrets you'll never forget, and some people who will always haunt you: When loving sidet loses its charm…

Renewing My Permanency: "Excuse me, sir… is this the line for the 'We don't care' window, or the 'I don't know!' window?" Renewing your Green Card has never been more fun…

I Don't Hear Drums Beat: Some difficult questions, but answer them, d*** it....

The Sweetest of Sounds: What do we tell the next generation? …

The Gilding, Part II: Fighting your first political battle when you are thirteen…

Keeping My Father Alive: In a strange land, we watch our parents grow old…

Heading West: The friends we never say goodbye to…

New York Haven: A little somethin' for everyone...

Tenderness, Ethiopian Style: Between love and madness, is a lonely, calculating heart…

Life Diaries: On the perky corner we have… On the de-perkify corner, we have…

On Film: "Homes Apart"

Finding My Identity in the Diaspora: At one point, we all have to stop and ask… "What makes me an Ethiopian?" …

Where are you from? " So, do your people still live in trees?" "Yes, the big oak tree on Connecticut Avenue is our embassy." "Really?" "Really." "Wow"…

Exiled At Home: Sometimes, you don't have to leave home to be in exile…

The SELEDA Top Ten: Prescriptions for Homesickness

Isti Wedih: Finding the magic that bonds us at the strangest places, under the most unlikely circumstances…

The Back Page: Raise your hands and praise the Lord; SELEDAfication is here…

Do the right thing: Don't forget those in need.

SELEDA Archive Yes, we have a past.

Hamsa Lomi: And we plan to have a future. Wanna be part of it?

 

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