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Sexual Frustration and World Peace — By Jennifer Shipp
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Sexual Frustration and World Peace — By Jennifer Shipp

About week ago, we arrived in Cairo and we were there for 36 hours. During that time, we went grocery shopping, we cleaned our filthy vacation rental, and Lydian and I enrolled in classes at Cairo University with a teacher we’ve been working with online since our time in Tunisia last year. Then, we packed up and flew to Amman for a “side trip” to Israel and Jordan.

These two countries, ...
Terrifying Tunisia — By Jennifer Shipp
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Terrifying Tunisia — By Jennifer Shipp

I've had to wait to post all of our experiences about Tunisia until we left the country because I was afraid of being stopped, detained, and who-knows-what else at the airport. Only a few days ago, Al Jazeera in Egypt was shut down, and Charlie Hebdo in France bombed for saying the wrong things about the wrong people. Censorship is something we've experienced in China, but the political tenor was quite a ...
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