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  1. Jun 2021
    1. We arrived to ____ California. We arrived at an apartment that we were sharing with about eight other people—my grandparents, my sisters and I, my mother, my uncles, then eventually my uncle's wife. One of my uncles got the opportunity to move to Chicago—a job opportunity—so he moved. I think after my parents divorced, all of my uncles saw us as their kids, because two of the ones that really took care of us never really had kids, so they loved us and they brought us in.

      Time in the US, Arriving in the United States, Living situation

  2. Mar 2021
    1. Sama nijaay aj na ñaari yoon.

      Mon oncle a effectué deux fois le pèlerinage à La Mecque.

      sama -- my.

      nijaay ji n. -- maternal uncle; term of reference and address to designate the husband, in conservative circles.

      aj (Arabic) v. -- make the pilgrimage to Mecca. 🕋; deceased ☠️ (for a religious personality).

      na -- he (?).

      ñaar+i (ñaar) -- twice; two. 2️⃣

      yoon wi n. -- lane, path, track 🛤; law, regulation, legislation; times.

  3. Feb 2021
    1. All this highlights the unnatural state that the millionaire lives in and there are clear parallels to the lives of vampires. Like them, he feeds off others (as a wealthy capitalist), and he is unable to live in a natural environ-ment, just as daylight will destroy the vampire.

      The uncle displays vampiric characteristics

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