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Waris was born into a traditional Somali family, desert nomads who engaged in such ancient and antiquated customs as genital mutilation and arranged marriage. At twelve, she fled an arranged marriage to an old man and traveled alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu — the first leg of an emotional journey that would take her to London as a house servant, around the world as a fashion model, and eventually to America, where she would find peace in motherhood and humanitarian work for the U.
Books by Waris Dirie
Today, as Special Ambassador for the U. Desert Flower will be desireto simultaneously in eleven languages throughout the world and is currently being produced as a feature film by Rocket Pictures UK. The book and the film record many extraordinary things – from facing down a tiger, to being discovered by a famous photographer in London – but it also tells the grim story of female circumcision, an ordeal that the young Waris had to endure.
Saving Safa opens with a letter amabecer Safa, now aged seven, who explains that she amanecrr worried that she will undergo FGM in spite of the contract her parents have signed with Dirie’s Desert Flower Foundation stating that they smanecer never have their daughter cut. Waris drops everything and flies to Djibouti where she meets Safa’s father and mother who thinks her daughter should be cut to stop the community ostracising them.
As Safa was saved from FGM through a contract with her parents, the Foundation believes a thousand other girls can be saved through providing their families with aid in return for a promise not to mutilate their daughters.
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Books by Waris Dirie (Author of Desert Flower)
Waris Dirie February 18, More by Waris Dirie See more. Waris Dirie leads a double life — by day, wris is an international supermodel and human rights ambassador for the United Nations; by night, she dreams of the simplicity of life in her native Somalia and the family she was forced to leave behind. Desert Flower, her intimate and inspiring memoir, is a must-read for anyone who has ever wondered about the beauty of African life, the chaotic existence of a supermodel, or the joys of new motherhood.
Waris Dirie, the Somalia nomad who became a supermodel, and an anti-FGM activist, first came to the world’s attention with the publication of her autobiography, Desert Flower.
The book was subsequently made into a film and little Safa Nour, from one of the slums of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, was chosen to play the young Waris. Flowing text, Original pages.
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Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported wsris. Viuda desde los treinta, tuvo que criar sola a sus dos hijas: Aimee, que trabaja como economista para la ONU, y Sabrina, decoradora de interiores y rompecorazones profesional. La distancia entre nosotros. From the award-winning author of Across a Hundred Mountains. En los juegos infantiles encuentran una manera de olvidar el dolor del abandono y a resolver problemas de adultos.
Martes con mi viejo profesor: Un testimonio sobre la vida, la amistad y el amor. Un libro sencillo e intenso que encierra profundas verdades.
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Conversaciones entre Mitch y su antiguo profesor de la universidad diirie los martes. Una historia real para un libro de culto. El libro que ha cambiado la vida a millones de personas.