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Written by on May 1, 2013

What Bonds We Share

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What brings calm to our lives? What brings us comfort, especially when we are far from our roots? Saideh Jamshidi, one of our global female bloggers, talks to us about this…Steve By Saideh Jamshidi Jamal Rahman, a Bangeladeshi Sufi Muslim minister in Seattle, suddenly decided to leave everything behind and just start doing what he […]

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Written by on April 9, 2013

The Drive That Takes Us Around This World

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America vs Europe: Young Professionals Wonder Where to Live  here’s another post from one of our global female bloggers – a look at the forces that drives us around the globe. Steve@chicagoistheworld.org by Valeria Fanelli “If there is something that Europeans should learn from Americans, it is the idea that in life it is never […]

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Written by on March 8, 2013

Chicago Embraces Art and Vice Versa

We are a magnet for art and for enjoying artists – this is the message that Valeria Fanelli, one of our global bloggers tells us. But what else about this city do visitors discover? steve@chicagoistheworld.org Speaking Art Around the World by Valeria Fanelli “If I should define my life in this moment as an artistic […]

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Written by on February 15, 2013

When Home Is Many Places

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What do you do when you are caught between the places that identify you? Saideh Jamshidi, one of our global female bloggers, writes here about the trap this can become for immigrants. Steve@chicagoistheworld.org     By Saideh Jamshidi Argo Everyone was asking whether I had seen Argo, a movie based on a declassified document published […]

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Written by on February 13, 2013

So diverse, so separate, so compelling: Chicago

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A Uruguayan Writer’s Long Journey by Valeria Fanelli Neither the long distance between the U.S. and Uruguay, nor Chicago’s cold winters scared Ruth Camargo against moving to the Windy city, enrolling in a Master’s program in creative writing, and pursuing her dream to become a great fiction author. Camargo, 32, moved to Chicago after she […]

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Written by on February 6, 2013

How We Carry Our Roots With Us

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Bringing a Piece of Italian Culture to Chicago by Valeria Fanelli Moving from a little town in northern Italy to Chicago looked like an amazing, scary, and exciting experience to Barbara de Bernardi. She decided to move to the U.S., because she wanted to follow her fiancé and start building a new life together. She […]

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Written by on February 5, 2013

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