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This project undertook the construction of a testimonial narrative on the immigrant experience and through a series of four face-to-face interview sessions, the project captured, understood and documented the family life and history of Jackie Homsy…

This Scalar project aims to depict the circumstances of Arab-Americans prior to the contemporary political climate.

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Shukry Abouchar Family History.pdf

Abouchar Family Migration
This is an account of the migration of the Abouchar family

The Origin of the Family Surname
This image explains the origin of the Homsy surname.

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Jackie discusses the impact that religion had on her life. She speaks about the Melkite Church, which is related to the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and is mainly centered in Syria, Jordan, Israel and Palestine. She also speaks about her family's…

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Jackie reflects on how her father's native language affected his way of communicating in English as well as how her Middle Eastern cultural identity is based in such things as traditional foods.

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Jackie speaks about the traditional holidays that she experienced as a child. She talks about the traditional foods that her family would prepare.

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The interviewee talks about her family's history as they migrated from one country to another.
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