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Desert Dancer

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A true story is timeless. And this is the story of freedom. Your letters about freedom are welcome here. Write us a personal message that matters.
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April 12, 2015
Aberdeen, United States

FREEDOM

What freedom means to me is so many different things. It means I'm free to love whomever I want....and free to get my heart broken....or to break someone else's. It means I'm free to use any resources I have available and succeed....or free to fail. It means I'm free to follow my dreams....or free to make new ones. It means I'm free to be myself....or free to be someone completely different. It means I'm free to exercise basic rights laid out for me in the constitution....and free to break the law and have those rights taken away from me. It means I'm free to do what I want with my own body....and also free to regret some of those choices. It means I'm free to get an education....or ...

FREEDOM TAKES COURAGE (2)
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April 11, 2015
Indore, India

where the man has flaged up moon, we humans here still on earth lack that victorified sense of freedom. You might be wondering why did I use the astronaut stamp! The answer lies in the letter.
We say we have grown up, the world is changing, it's people too but in what sense?  For us freedom is just getting freed from dominance of others, but is that the real meaning?  Just   think about it. For some freedom would mean free from any boundaries during teenage, for some it might be equal opportunities,  for the some it might be living life as per their wishes and the list goes on. But in real sense it's the autonomy,liberalisation and independency from evil thoughts, actions and unjust feeling....

LETTRS CHALK
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April 12, 2015
 

It's been a couple of months since I started working. All along this journey, my driving force has been passion, creativity and commitment. Until today. I never knew one incident could make me question my work and myself. One incident could move me so much that I felt like I was crashing down. Today, it almost feels like I've barely anything left in me to fight and go on. Passion and love is really not all. There's a lot more than that to success. Freedom. Freedom to implement your choice. Freedom of thought. Freedom of expression. Freedom to be courageous.
The funny thing is, we begin to realize the intensity of this word, once we're devoid of it.
Imagine yourself in a situation where ther...

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April 11, 2015
Chennai, India

Dear Desert Dancer ,

This is for all of us corporate slaves.

Freedom.
Remember the time when you dreamt of running,  flying and swimming all at once?
Everything seemed possible.

What has happened to you?  
What are you doing to yourself?
The clock strikes 9, you join the army of drones rushing to serve your masters.
You wear what they tell you to, you say what they think is right.
The color of your clothes,  skin and hair, they decide it for you.
They decide what's right or wrong for you.

In that 2X2 cubicle, where you have to spend 10 hours in everyday, they decide when you eat or how you eat, and you imagine yourself of great consequence because they tell you that a few numbers ...

COFFEE TREE
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April 12, 2015
Kolkata, India

The word "freedom" has different meaning to each one of us. If we ask a child what is meant to be free, we will get very simple answers like "To be up till midnight, never go to school, eat biryani-pizza-chocolates everyday, big house ..." and what not. But, if we ask a grown up the same question answer will be " To do what you want , be what you want, love with all your heart, go home and cherish food made by ma, live to be happy ". Well if you ask me I will say "To go to road trips with friends,  be a fashion designor as well as doctor,  the list goes on and on...." .  So collectively freedom can be defined as free will.  As said by Mahatma Gandhi " Freedom is not worth having if it does no...

FIND YOUR VOICE
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April 11, 2015
 

"What freedom means to me"

Freedom to me should be gorgeous, having a grace of its own. I may sound like a Romanticist in my approach ,but just penning down what I feel when I hear the word "freedom".
Freedom should be graceful.Being free doesn't mean indulging into anything or everything. Will you rape someone, if given freedom?
Of course not. Freedom to me should be the quality or extent of whatever you are indulging yourself into.
Freedom is when you can have a clear mind and can seek peace even without asking the nature to provide you with one.Freedom should definitely be of expressions.Being able to express good, dreams and everything publicly and at the same time giving a vent to your ...

FREEDOM TAKES COURAGE
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April 12, 2015
 

Freedom,
The call of individuality in a time, when the whole world around forbids you from listening to your call.
The passionate call, that your heart wants you to listen to.
That one mandate, you will do everything for, and even give up your life to be known to fight for it.
Desert Dancer.. The expression of freedom. That's what freedom looks like. The alleviating dance of Ashin Ghaffiarin.
Thank you guys. The movie is very well made.

-Kriteesha Roy.

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April 12, 2015
Bhubaneshwar, India

what does freedom means to me

it not only means a morning where I can wake up at my time and with my own will but also to cook the food of my choice

it not only means to wear clothes which I like but also the fact that I should be respected in that outfit

it not only means to travel alone in the night time on a subway but also means to use any public transport to complete my journey with that same zeal

it not only means that I m proud of the salary which my husband is earning but also the fact that if I m earning more than him then he should be proud on me too.

it not only means to become a multi tasking handling personal and professional sectors but also the free will to enjoy my holida...

FOLLOW YOUR DREAM
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April 9, 2015
 

Freedom, to me, means to be able to be who and what you want to be, without being pointed or judged because of that. It means that you can live your life as you please and do with it whatever you want to, without fearing what others may think or do against you. It means you can have your own beliefs, talk out loud about it, because there's no need to apologize or hide. It means knowing that you don't have to worry about safety, knowing that you can choose any path without the fear that someone else could hurt you.
I'm from Venezuela and my safety and the safety of everyone I care about is something to worry about every hour of every day. I don't feel free to go out and live my life as I want...

DARE TO BE FREE
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April 12, 2015
 

I am like a dog
On a very long
Leash that lets
Me do anything
I wish to,
Me free to a
Big radius,
Living under
The illusion
That I have
The privilege of freedom,
While I have been
Always trapped,
Always contained,
Always chained
In one domain.
I wish for the day,
This madness
Becomes rabid
And I can flee
And free my self
From the chains
That were imposed
On my untameable being.

FREEDOM TAKES COURAGE (2)
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April 12, 2015
 

It's been a couple of months since I started working. All along this journey, my driving force has been passion, creativity and commitment. Until today. I never knew one incident could make me question my work and myself. One incident could move me so much that I felt like I was crashing down. Today, it almost feels like I've barely anything left in me to fight and go on. Passion and love is really not all. There's a lot more than that to success. Freedom. Freedom to implement your choice. Freedom of thought. Freedom of expression. Freedom to be courageous.
The funny thing is, we begin to realize the intensity of this word, once we're devoid of it.
Imagine yourself in a situation where ther...

FREE YOURSELF
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April 12, 2015
New Delhi, India

Freedom

Freedom
Different human
Different definition
but meaning alike !!

Freedom is blooming
after all the mess
like a first ray of sun !!

Freedom is flying
like a bird
where your words
are not being judged !!
Freedom is smelling
the truth in the bud !!

Freedom is making
your spirited motion like
fishes in the ocean !!

Freedom is not only
about the outer world
Freedom is finding
the inner you
Freedom is not only
about living
freedom is being you
and accepting
like the nature !!

.....Shivani

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April 12, 2015
 

Freedom to me means being able to be posses or feel what you want to. In my country you have the right to speak but you cant,  you have the right to freedom but you are still bound in the whole dogma of family, society, and the formulae of the dipshit person who created the idea. Freedom to me is just being yourself, speaking what you feel like and you dont have to think twice about the effect. It is when you arent  afraid of person getting against you if you speak your mind or being afraid of making enemies cozz no matter how nany friends you make when you arent yourself you arent yourself. My roomates think m rude beacause I tell them that I dont think the way they do so thats what I am why...

FREE YOURSELF
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April 11, 2015
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Freedom is a journey through The soul and The mind.
The promise of a never ending love. The song of a broken heart that heals itself with a embracing touch, while repeating ' never more, never last'.
Freedom is a way to save your memory from The cold and meaningless past, acknowledging The fact that those words will never die.
Freedom is The bravery itself. An act of stupidity and brilliantly courage, where defeat and victory are two sides of The same mistaken coin.
So, face your own self and you will find wings.

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April 12, 2015
Hattiesburg, United States

#myfreedom #desertdancer

What does it mean to be free?
To be me
To think freely
Express freely
Freely-without restraint
No constraints
No rules, guidelines and laws
Only miles and miles of open space
Open ability
Free space
My space
To think
To laugh
To love
To welcome differences
To be accepted
Clearly defining my own
Running openly to arms-open arms
Never closed
Because of my freedom
This freedom
That allows me to be me
Despite what "They" say
I can be me...free
Amongst miles and miles of other free people and entities
A state of mind
A state of being
Me in all capacities
Freedom

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April 9, 2015
 

#My freedom
#Dessert dancer

Freedom an subjective word,
Highly used,
yet under qualified,
Freedom spoken by highly moral and powerful hypocrite bastard,
Sewn by the labour of human,
Given freely yet restricted,
Follow the rules they said,
What people will think they said,
Don't follow your dream in the world of money controlled society, they said.
Shun the courage,
Laugh at the true hearted spirit,
Crown the people pleaser,
Shun the Satan,
Do this, Do that,
Come here, go there,
Freedom given but restricted.

My freedom means letting human follow their dream
Not shunning them for having a passion.
Not judging what we want to achieve,
Society and culture has set down the rules, those who fol...

FOLLOW YOUR DREAM
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April 9, 2015
 

Freedom is a term thrown about as if it is as simple as remembering how to blink. Freedom is something that most think they have, yet it does not exist. Freedom is the illusion we tell ourselves to give us a sense of power. As long as we have freedom we can do anything. But in true we are tied down by countless things. We are obligated to follow rules. We can also be held back by how much  by materialistic items we have. We are never truely free, we are all tied down. And yet as we are all tied down, we are all connect. And from these connections we learn things about one another. We start to live not only for us, but for others. We learn to love. We learn that freedom is not only an illusion...

FIND YOUR VOICE
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April 9, 2015
 

Libertad el más fabuloso amor de los lobos solitarios.
libertad el cigarrillo que me acompaña cada noche antes de dormir sin ti.
libertad, el precio más alto que nos toca pagar.
libertad es una inefable realidad de los que deseamos amar y entregarnos enteros a esa naranja completa.
libertad es poder estar con cualquiera y preferir estar a tu lado.
libertad eres tu, soy yo viviendo en perfecto equilibrio, divididos en dos siendo uno solo.
libertad la más perfecta utopía que contruimos al tomarnos de la mano y saber que nos pertenecemos sin poseernos.
Libertad es amarte, sin dejar de amarme primero.
#DesertDancer #myFreedom

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April 9, 2015
 

Freedom, to me, means to be able to be who and what you want to be, without being pointed or judged because of that. It means that you can live your life as you please and do with it whatever you want to, without fearing what others may think or do against you. It means you can have your own beliefs, talk out loud about it, because there's no need to apologize or hide. It means knowing that you don't have to worry about safety, knowing that you can choose any path without the fear that someone else could hurt you.
I'm from Venezuela and my safety and the safety of everyone I care about is something to worry about every hour of every day. I don't feel free to go out and live my life as I want...

DARE TO BE FREE
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April 10, 2015
Burlingame, United States

To be free is to be able to believe that anything is possible.

* That any success can happen.  
* That any failure can be yours.
* That any mystery in life can be solved.  

Above all, freedom is faith in justice and the upright posture of humankind.  As such freedom takes courage, especially today.
                         - lettrs CEO

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FREEDOM TAKES COURAGE (2)
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April 8, 2015
Kozhikode, India

Freedom
When u think something of your own and you do it exactly like you wish to do, there comes the freedom.
If you want to have your favourite thing, but if the life is not offering you the same, you change your mind for something else rather than going a longer distance for your favourite . Instead you exit from there at once and you chase your dream to have your favourite travelling a longer distance, challenging the situations and you finally achieve your favourite thing, its Freedom, freedom of your mind.

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April 10, 2015
 

Its easy to write what a cage meant to me rather to write what freedom means because I have not experienced the freedom which I desire till now.
When my mother left me in her mother's home at the age of 3, I never realized that what sort of freedom I am getting, probably I was too small to realize, but when I grew up and came to know that my birth was a cause of funeral for my paternal family, and they hated me for the fact that I am a girl...............I started searching the meaning of the word freedom in my life. Freedom at the cost of separation from my mother to avail me food quality of life, as life there in that village where girls are just getting married and bearing children was som...

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April 10, 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Libertad cuando uno es chiquito
es correr afuera por ríos y el mar,
subir árboles sin miedo,
volar con el viento y soñar.

Libertad cuando uno es joven
es salir cuando te da la gana,
no obedecer a los que te cuiden,
tener sexo y fumar marihuana.

Piensan todos que ser adulto te trae plena libertad
porque estás en control de tus derechos.
No hay nadie que te puede mandar.

Pero la realidad es otra cosa.

Con la madurez vez lo tanto
que ser adulto
es ser
esclavo.

Si eres bien afortunado
tienes opciones y hay que decidir:

qué trabajo?
qué estudio?

dónde vivir?
dónde viajar?

con quién me caso?
cuántos hijos?

me gusta la soledad?

Como un obrero, mezclando cemento,
construyendo la f...

FREE YOURSELF
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April 8, 2015
Santa Monica, United States

“You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” - Epicurus

The dancers of Desert Dancer knew there was a chance that they would get caught—but they didn’t let this hold them back. By going outside of their comfort zone, they learned more about themselves and the world around them than they ever would’ve by being safe and following the rules. How do you take tough times and turn them into positive learning experiences?

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FREE YOURSELF
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April 8, 2015
 

Freedom: To be free...

These words will send any soul soaring . Mine?

Mine is in a world where it doesn't matter where I come from or what I am. A world where every human being is looked up for their abilities and not frowned upon for their shortcomings. A world where people won't even hesitate to follow their dreams.

A world where I don't have to justify my choices. Where I can love anyone. Where I can be anything. Where the society doesn't believes in moulding anyone according to the trends.

A world where there are no nations just one big happy Earth. A world people are content in being Human Beings.

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DARE TO BE FREE
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April 9, 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

freedom,

for me freedom is something you cant give or get,
you cant sell, rent or been buy.
it is within yourself,
and only you will feel it.
you can stay in the cage but u still can feel the freedom.
different person feel the different way of freedom,
when you mention about freedom,
i was thinking,
is that a freedom very important to our life time now,
you can be freely voice out,
but you cant be free to do anything,
if its so what will happen to the world.
so lets think,
if we are so free and there is no rules,
is that the mean of freedom,
is that the freedom is for you.

live you life till fullest,
make you parents happy,
love your siblings,
meet each other every wee...

ORIGINAL
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April 9, 2015
Hooghly, India

True sense of freedom is only understood when you free yourself from hatred. It makes us forgive people easily. Forgiveness makes us a better human being. And as you continue to do good to others, this world becomes a better place to live in.

Freedom is love. Love is freedom.

Love others. Unconditionally.

-soumita

#myFreedom #DesertDancer

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LETTRS SHERLOCK
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April 9, 2015
 

Freedom
The costliest state of existence from shackles of bondage to others' expectations of me. A state where the will is not influenced by my past, where my decisions aren't calculated, where mistakes are acceptable, and not looked upon as a crime that I have to pay for.
Freedom is where I reign. A state, where I am strong enough to take care of my own life. If I am to travel, my security is not harmed by men, where I can star gaze at 2am, walk the lone roads, singing along.
Freedom, is where my wishes are not constrained by people around.
That state of existence, where I is not perceived as ego, but a single word carrying strength.
The freedom to be what I chose to be. What is a soul, ...

FREE YOURSELF
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April 9, 2015
Pune, India

I have nurtured my love for freedom and made a solemn vow to myself that nothing, nothing will tie me down. #myFreedom #DesertDancer

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