In Jordan

In Jordan

By Greg Brown

In January of 2011, Greg Brown accidentally collided with history: while studying abroad in Cairo, he found himself swept up in the so-called Arab Spring. By some odd twist of fate, the violence that he observed endeared the city to him, forced it into his mind and into his identity, a reminder of what he was capable of. This story thinks through the varied meanings of place, travel, and identity while following Greg from the heart of the Arab Spring in Tahrir Square, to the quiet deserts of southern Jordan, and on to Morocco’s Atlantic shores.

About Greg Brown
Greg is slowly moving east: he was raised in Glen Ellyn, IL, educated in Oberlin, OH, and is currently living in Washington, DC, where he works on international open government issues. He is trying hard to write more, so send...
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