The thing with football is how deeply personal the experience is.
The violence may have been over but the ideology persisted. With a chilling seamlessness 28 May, 2010 was erased.
Pakistanis need to see the human face of disability to work towards removing the stigmas and misconceptions around it.
If there's still a Pakistan, it teeters atop the wreckage of its own hypocrisy and duplicity.
A man smiled tenderly at my daughter. I wondered, what if he knew that she was the child of Ahmadi parents?