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Zahra Abukar

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Longing For Love, Or The Lover?: Zahra Abukar


This story is about a fifteen year old tasting love for the first time but the sweetness of that first love being abruptly cut short by distance and other life circumstances, and the many years she spent longing for that sweet tasting love -- or was it the lover? Zahra Abukar has been a Portlander for over 10 years, a transplant from Mogadishu, Somalia. A mother, daughter, sister, community organizer and a student, Zahra has her plate full. Working towards her Master’s degree in counseling, Zahra hopes toprovide psychosocial support to immigrant and refugee families.KISS AND TELL February 8, 2018Zahra Abukar live at The Old Church Concert Hall in Portland, ORHosted by Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard of Portland Story TheaterMAY THE NARRATIVE BE WITH YOU®


11 Mar 2019

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Zahra Abukar Podcast

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People always say, “It is just politics; don’t take it personal.” But for Zahra Abukar's family the current political climate is very personal! Zahra shares her heartfelt story and then talks with Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard giving us all a glimpse into her struggle for self-identity in a world that continues to try to fit her into pre-defined boxes.MAY THE NARRATIVE BE WITH YOU®


28 Jan 2018

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