Museum of Me: Untitled

By Taraziya

Written as part of We're Writing to Say

Object: Towel

This towel is from when I was born, when the priest baptised me. My mum put me in the towel, the colour is white, it was so big and has my name on it. I was crying but when they put me in the towel, I stopped crying. Until now, I still have it. 

Object: Doll

My doll’s name is Taniya, her hair is dark brown. She dresses in blue, and when I’m bored I talk to her. My aunt chose her for me but my dad bought her for me because I was crying for an ice cream. He said, “I will buy you another,” then we went to the shop and bought me the doll. When I got back home, I hugged her. I felt happy because I don’t have a sister and I think she is my sister. I bought her when I was eight years old. 

Object: Letter

When I was eight years old I went to Lebanon. My friends gave me this letter to say goodbye and we love you. It was light pink, and had a flower on it. I loved it because it was special, and when I miss my friends I read this letter.

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