Friday, August 1, 2008

Two Women in Turkey

Prof. Frank White has written a wonderful article in the Turkish Daily News, about two amazing women he knew when he stayed in Turkey in the late 1960s.

"They were wealthy beyond measure, in generosity and kindness, in knowledge and experience of multitudes of intersecting cultures, and in courage that does not even know itself or call itself courage.

There are certain pairings that do not fall under any of the conventional human close relationships. Tiko and Madame Jeanet were such a twosome. Close-bonded though they were—though each also had some life separate and apart—there was a definite asymmetry in their relationship."

Continue reading the story of these two enchanting women .... "Two women's story in a changing Turkey" by Frank White.

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