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Waris Dirie Message Board 6/29/2009 9:32:57 AM
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Author Dirie's Book Reviews

Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey Of A Desert Nomad
The Book Desert Flower by Waris Dirie is about her life. She growed up in a nomad family and was a hardworking girl. Waris lived in harmony with her family and nature until she was around five years old. When she went through the practice of female circumcision, it changed her life. It was very painful for her, but she wanted to do it because after the circumcision she become a women. At the age of twelve her father arranged a marriage to a sixty-year-...