By Mandy M.
Grade 4, Tennessee
Country of Origin: Kuwait

1. What is your name? Marwan Moughrabi

2. How old are you? 46 years old

3. What country did you come from? He was born in Bethlehem, Palestine and then lived in Kuwait.

4. Where did you settle? Signal Mountain

5. How old were you when you came to the U.S.A? 8 years old

6. What did you bring with you? He brought a beaded toy snake, real accordion, and an army truck.

7. Did you leave anything behind? He had a black cat that he loved. He left with a fisher man so it could eat fish and be happy.

8. Did you want to come? Yes, wanted to see new things. Like grass. Did not like schools. Nuns were mean.

9. Did you ever go back? He never went back to Kuwait but visits Palestine to see family.

10. When did you move? New Years day 1972

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