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I interviewed my grandmother for a sophomore American History class about how she came to this country and her journey.
Zubair Rushk and Etan Shukri, married Syrian refugees, adopted Daniel and Joyce Romm as their American parents after a chance meeting prompted by a newspaper article.
In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chantilly, Virginia, Yara Alsakbani (15) interviews her Grandpa, Atah Awwad (61) about his childhood in Palestine, and his life afterwards in Syria. In addition to his childhood, Atah talks about his life...
Ismael was born in Syria in 1957 and had to immigrate to the United States at the age of 21 because he was wanted by the goverment.