Ru Freeman

Ru Freeman is a Sri Lankan writer whose political journalism and fiction has been published internationally. She lives in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

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A Disobedient Girl

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Take risks, overextend and always dress the part.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. there's a reason why

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Having the capacity to love those who should be, and being able to be as deserving of their love. Finding opportunities to use every single one of your talents no matter how impossible the goal or cause.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Finding a way to honor the country in which I chose to live, as much as I honor the country in which I was born, and knowing that my affirmation of each of these countries did not have to be measured by the same yardstick so long as my intentions stemmed from a place of love and regard.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. 'Hallelujah' (Leonard Cohen); 'Kiss Me' (Sixpence None The Richer); 'Forever Young' (Joan Baez); 'Like A Prayer' (Madonna); Malaika (Angelique Kidjo)

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