When I was a girl at 10, when I was 10 years old, I was very surprised to see people in the streets without shoes, with bare feet, walking in the streets with bare feet, and especially women would not show their faces.1 They had a shawl, a rebozo on their heads, so you couldn’t see what they were like, what they looked like.2 So, I was very — I suppose I was very surprised, because I never saw such a thing in Paris, people without shoes, children without shoes.3 Now, it’s difficult to see, unless — in the country, in the city, it’s difficult to see a boy or a girl without shoes.

  1. First Evacuation Center, Marry Me Off []
  2. Hindu Kush Mountains []
  3. East Berlin, Railroad Tracks []
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