“During my internship in Lebanon, I only worked with Lebanese who spoke English to me. Whenever they asked me if I wanted coffee, to attend a meeting, or have a cigarette, I would answer ‘Yes, please!’ It made them laugh and after a while I found out that they had nicknamed me Yes, please!”
Place Beirut, Lebanon
Lya is a French student in political science in Paris. She grew up in the countryside around Montpellier with an English mother and a Spanish father.