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When she was two years old the rejection caused Nadia to be confused about her identity Even after her father died when she was thirteen and she was raised by her stepmother she was unable to come to terms with who she was since she still felt motherless and alone When Nadia went to university in America when she was eighteen she still felt as if she had so many competing persona.

aftershocks epub memoir ebok Aftershocks A download Aftershocks A Memoir MOBIWhen she was two years old the rejection caused Nadia to be confused about her identity Even after her father died when she was thirteen and she was raised by her stepmother she was unable to come to terms with who she was since she still felt motherless and alone When Nadia went to university in America when she was eighteen she still felt as if she had so many competing persona.

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