Funny in Farsi

by

Firoozeh Dumas

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Thanksgiving

Firoozeh’s family celebrates Thanksgiving every year. At the Thanksgiving feast, her family members bring traditional Persian foods, but also cook a Turkey (the traditional American thing to eat at Thanksgiving). Furthermore, the family gives…

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Noses

Firoozeh explains that, as a child growing up in America, native-born Americans tease her for her nose, which is somewhat larger than the average white American’s nose. She also explains that in Iran, women are…

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