I'm often asked why I chose to write a story about an Ethiopian girl and how I know SO much about buna!
If you look at my book's dedication page, it goes like this:
"To my Israeli Ethiopian family who taught me the magic of buna."
For many years now I've been an adopted aunt in this large extended family. I don't know how it happened, but it did! And they have been a blessing in my life. Here we are: