A conversation with my friend in Iraq. (Part 1 from a series of conversations) AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP

AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP I have a friend named Sabah. He lives in Bagdhad, Iraq. He is 26 years old. I am a 54-year-old Jewish woman living in America.  You might wonder what we have in common. Well… …its Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Barry Manilow, to be honest.  I’ll explain more later. There is so much we Americans don’t know about the Middle East and what goes on in reality, over there.  I think it’s important to get information straight from a source, so when I met Sabah on Facebook many years ago I had this idea to share  his thoughts about his life with you. Also to share a bit about our Unlikely Friendship. We have developed a long and interesting friendship over the years.  I can’t recall exactly how we met, and neither can he actually (HA!)  but he and I have  been corresponding for about four years now and I consider him a…

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