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Sarajevo-U2-19 Years Ago- It Was Real

To this day, I cannot believe that in only three years we moved from the sniper fire, shelling, death and hunger to a U2 concert, their POPMart tour. For me this was the first time that the world has come back to us. They arrived, the four of them, Bono, the Edge, Adam and Larry, bringing all that we yearned for, freedom, carelessness, release, life.

Bosnian in Taiwan

My sleepy eyes and my tussled hair might have been why the attendant looks at me suspiciously and why she pulls out a loop to closely examine my passport. After about five minutes and the second attendant who comes over to help with the examination of this strange passport I ask, “ Do you get many Bosnian visitors?” The attendant looks at me and laughing says, “No, we don’t get any Bosnian visitors.”