On Grammys and Afghanistan

A while ago I wrote about some work I did, more than a year and a half ago, during the fall of Kabul, to help evacuate the Afghanistan National Institute of Music.

That effort, laid out very well by Daily Mail in this article, this year was recognized by the Music Academy in their ‘Grammys On The Hill’ celebration.

Was a remarkable night, mostly because of the speech by Dr. Sarmast, head of ANIM, and his humble reminders that the Afghans are still struggling to be free. I wish I could do more to help.

About Joel D. Hirst

Joel D. Hirst is a novelist and a playwright. His most recently released work is "Dreams of the Defeated: A Play in Two Acts" about a political prisoner in a dystopian regime. His novels include "I, Charles, From the Camps" about the life of a young man in the African camps and "Lords of Misrule" about the making and unmaking of a jihadist in the Sahara. "The Lieutenant of San Porfirio" and its sequel "The Burning of San Porfirio" are about the rise and fall of socialist Venezuela (with magic).
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  1. Pingback: Memorial Day and Freedom | Joel D. Hirst's Blog

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