The Girl Who Smiled Beads
by Clemantine Wamariya , Elizabeth Weil
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A fascinating story of dislocation, survival and the power of stories to break or save us Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak quietly, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud voice, ugly sounds her brother said thunderIn 1994, she and her fifteen year old sister Claire fled the Rwandan massacre and spent six years wandering through seven African countries, in search of security-perpetually hungry, imprisoned and abused, durable and escaping from refugee camps, unexpected kindness conclusion, witnessing the inhuman crueltyThey don’t know if their parents were dead or alive.When Clemantine was twelve years old, she and her sister were granted refugee status in the United States, where she embarked on another journey, eventually graduating from YaleYet the years of being treated as less than man, hunger and seeing death, could not be erasedShe felt at the same time, six and a hundred years old.In The Smiling Girl Pearls, Clemantine challenges us to look beyond the label of “victim” and recognize the power of imagination to transcend even the deepest wounds and replicasStill beautiful devastator, and bracingly original, it is a powerful testimony to his commitment to building a life on his own terms
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