In the war-torn capital of Afghanistan, a cosmetician’s memoir documents the uphill battle of empowering women in a beauty salon.
Saturday, April 28, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT;
updated 7:19 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 17, 2008
KABUL, Afghanistan — Deborah Rodriguez has an explanation, of sorts, as to how a twice-divorced cosmetician from Michigan wound up running a beauty academy in the most incongruous of locales: the dusty, chaotic and blast-barricaded Afghan capital.
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