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  • My brother and I are listening to my two uncles trading stories from their childhood in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    Times of war and times of teenage mischief,
    we devour them as fervently as their willingness to share these stories.

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    Today is Eid.
    We are at my uncle's house in Scarborough.
    At midnight tonight, on a whim, I hop on a bus to New York City.
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