Posts Tagged: refugees

  • “Food unites us and binds us sisters and brothers”

    This week I had the great pleasure of bringing The Good Braider to St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire. I spoke at morning Chapel (pictured below in a photo taken in January). Chapel – we gathered at 7:40 a.m.! –  is a school-wide tradition for students and faculty. It was a rich opportunity for…

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  • Ezo African Restaurant: A Letter from Portland, Maine

    By Terry Farish …A restaurant in Portland links African refugees with their past and Maine with its future. Here’s an article I wrote some years ago.  Ezo is now replaced by Asmara Restaurant.  This story is replayed today in countless, thriving, American cities The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Regional Review Vol. 13 2003

  • Dal Mukarung remembers Bhutan

    I saw Dal Rai yesterday. He is the illustrator of the Bhutanese folktale published by the New Hampshire Humanities Council, The Story of a Pumpkin. Like many Bhutanese families who moved to Laconia, New Hampshire, Dal’s family is leaving this small lake district city. He’s pictured here with his sons, Adrin and Anmal, his wife…

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  • If You Were Thomas’s White Girlfriend

    “When Studs Terkel was asked on Transom what he wanted to hear on the radio, he answered, “Something real.”   Jay Allison in his intro to this story on Transom.org, “If You Were Thomas’s White Girlfriend.” By Terry Farish Thomas got a job shelving books at a branch of the Portland Public Library, a pretty good…

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