Djenita Pasic and This I Believe

essayist Djenita PasicEach week we’ll hear a new contemporary This I Believe essay - today from Djenita Pasic. She settled in Louisville, Kentucky, as Serbian forces laid siege to her hometown of Sarajevo in the former Yugoslavia. Pasic had enjoyed the peace of her religiously diverse country. But after the fall of communism and the outbreak of the Bosnian War, Pasic was forced to reevaluate her ideas about religion and tolerance. She now runs her own international business development and legal consulting firm, and is active in peace-making and civil liberty issues.

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