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Category Archives: Interviews

By The Purple Fig Beauty and the Breast Documentary

  1 in 9 women will get breast cancer. 1 in 29 women will die from it. This is the jarring reality of breast cancer and the focus of Beauty and the Breast, a raw and touching documentary from first-time director Liliana Komorowska.  …

By Trish Bentley Nannies Living Abroad: A Better Life?

What is a better life? I have asked myself this several times since I interviewed Jhaireen, a Filipino nanny living and working in Canada. She says these words, better life, many times over the course of our time together. Many Filipino women who have…

By The Purple Fig Kidjacked: A Father’s Story

There are a few thoughts in life that take my breath and cause me to shudder.  I fear being in a car accident and trapped in my car; I fear cancer; I fear a child being hurt or at the absolute worst, the death…