“Because even after I am in pain, I can smile.”

“If I were a color”

This is story about enduring the indignities brought on by the labels ascribed to you and finding ways to preserve your humanity. Nagat was able to help her brother Hany even as she was suffering. Hany, in turn, was empowered to help Agaiby. The injuries to his humanity did not disable his capacity to help another.

What is something in your life that you felt stymied by but someone else stepped in and showed you the way? Have you ever been able to return that gesture by empowering someone else? All those questions can be found in the viewing guide.

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