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Persian Youth, Parents Grapple With Culture Gap

"You are American enough to see both [cultures]."

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/persian_youth_parents_grapple_with_culture_gap_20030307

Picture a middle-aged Jewish Persian couple who have lived in the United States for years and are concerned about what goes on with their children in this strange and foreign country. They are upset that their daughter disobeys them by studying photography, not medicine, at college, and they cannot understand the comings and goings of their English-speaking younger daughter, because they don't speak English very well.

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