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Nothing Challenged My Readiness to Live in the US More Than a Chicken Sandwich

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The origins of this week’s Thanksgiving Holiday is a meal shared between natives and immigrants. So we thought it was fitting to share this story from someone new to the continent. Ali Shahidy is the first student from Afghanistan to study at Norwich University in Vermont. During his first days in the US he realized that all his English studies hadn’t prepare him for ordering a simple sandwich at the airport.

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Ali Shahidy at Norwich University. Ali is a women’s rights activist from Kabul. In this essay
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