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Marriage and Spousal Relationships in Tears

ch 1: when they got married, father was in his 30’s and mother was 18 grandmother readily agreed because father’s father only had one wife grandma ran away from her husband with children..they do not have a good relationship father … Continue reading

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Tears of the Desert: Children and their roles in the community, their attitudes, etc.

Chapter 1 P6-In the Zaghawa tribe, children must be named within seven days of birth. P7-A tradition of the tribe is to name children after their grandparents. Chapter 2 P14-Children, especially Halima at this age, find the traditional cuts/scars fascinating … Continue reading

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