The Huffington Post just published How Loving a “Foreign Enemy” (And Writing About It) Changes Lives — a piece that first appeared here. In case you missed it, here’s an excerpt:
There’s so much we miss about a country if we only picture it through the eyes of the media.
Ron Coulter, my husband’s lawyer, reminded me of the value that comes from writing about what it’s like to live with – and even sleep with – the so-called “enemy” country.
When we share stories of our daily lives across unlikely borders, we offer a chance to go beyond the headlines. To understand that there’s more to these countries than what the reporters say. To connect with the people and realize that, despite the cultural and linguistic differences, we have a lot in common.
Maybe we really can change the world, one blog post (about a so-called “enemy” country) at a time.
You can read the full article on the Huffington Post. And if you love it, share it!