Collecting bottles, tossing leftovers, taking out the garbage
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Kevin Patterson taught U.S. history at an international high school in Damascus, Syria, for two years. He currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
That night I sat on my couch, trying to work through what had happened. I realized that Mohammed had been telling me that he was secret police, and I should never forget it. We could talk about language, or food, or the World Cup, but whatever I told him, he had to report it. He had given me this warning as a friend.