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The road to chlifa

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Brad Dougherty

on 12 June 2013

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Montreal Beirut Karim's parents left Beirut before his seventeen birthday. Karim decided to stay because he didn't want to miss his exam, or another reason for him to stay -- Nada, a prefect girl and Karim loves her.
Then he kissed her on his 17th birthday. The journey starts here They overcome through a lot of problems, even caught a goat. Maha called the goat "Black Beard". It's a dark night, the goat "Black Beard'" run off then a bomb blow her up. Maha quarrels with Karim, Karim can't stand Maha 's jealous of Nada, he walks way, But when he come back Maha has been killed Chlifa Karim carries Maha's body and the baby, finally they get to Chlifa. He buries Maha under the juniper tree.
Then he goes to Montreal with the baby. Beirut Lebanon Every thing started on that day April 13, 1975.It was a sunny day,it was also Karim's third birthday. The violence had broken out between Christians and Palestinians. The war started. It was a horrible day for Karim, he stood in front of Nada's house, there is nothing in front of him but a smashed skeleton, blown to pieces.
Nada died. Maha, Nada's sister told Karim that. Only Maha and her little brother survived. Maha's neighbors want to send the baby to the Red Cross organization,but Maha doesn't want to go there. She decide to go to Chlifa. Karim thinks that is too dangerous to going alone, so he'll go with Maha. The Road To Chlifa By : Brad Dougherty Karim' uncle helped them to get rid of militiaman's interrogation, and takes them to his home, gives food, clothes to them. Then Maha and Karim start their journey -- walk to Chlifa It's the end of road to Chlifa It is a new start. New school Karim goes to the new school in Montreal, but he hates every thing, new school, classmates, and the world. He saved My-lan when he saw Dave's gang wanted to do bad thing to her. My-lan always goes to hospital to visit Karim, she shares her story to Karim about her country, those killing, death. Karim realizes he is not the only has those terrible memories, eventually he found the meaning of life,and the 21 things that he likes in Montreal. Religon Lebanon's primary religious groups. Very roughly, are Shia Muslim, Christian, Sunni Muslim and Druze.

The Division of power between the religious groups in an interesting problem. Languages: Lebanon's official language is Arabic, French, Greek, Armenian, and English are widely spoken and understood. Most Lebanese are at least Bi-Lingual, with Lebanese Arabic, and English or French.
Many of Lebanon's best educational instructions have primary instruction in French, or English Depending on whether the school, university, or college follows the French or American education system. Religion Beliefs Christian-Muslim dichotomy is still the most prominent faiths in Lebanese's society.
The presence of sectarian groups divides the beliefs and
is responsible for teaching the faith and practices to different Lebanon religions. Human Condition Discrimination against women is one of the bad human conditions in Lebanon.
Lebanon's prison has very poor condition
and detention facilities remain poor. Clothing
Urban women are very fashion. More traditional clothes are still worn in some villages. These include long dresses for women.

Men's pants are full and baggy from the waist to the knee, then tightly fitted from the knee to the ankle. Their jackets have fancy, brightly colored. Some older rural men continue to wear the traditional short, cone-shaped, brown felt hat. Food Foods

M’uhdara a thick stew of onions, rice and lentils, is often considered a poor man's food
Lebanese meals begin with a wide array of mezee-- small savory dishes, such as dips, salads, pastries, and vegetables.
The Lebanese national dish is the kibbe, a meat pie made from finely minced lamb and burghul wheat.
The national drink is arak, a strong anise-flavored liquor made from fermented grape juice. Lebanon produces and exports much of its agricultural produce, it still imports much of what its inhabitants consume, such as rice and some vegetables
. Since most people live in city apartments, the only Lebanese who grow their own food live in mountain villages and some coastal towns. Basic Economy Sports:

Lebanon boasts six Ski resorts, with slopes suitable for skiers and Snowboarders of all ages and levels of experience. Off-slope, there are many opportunities for Cross-country Skiing , Snowshoeing , and Snowmobiling .

Canoeing , Cycling , Rafting , Climbing , Swimming , Sailing and Spelunking are among the other common leisure sports in Lebanon. Adventure and extreme sports are also possible throughout the country.
written Cultures: This Book Takes Place in 3 Different Cultures Creative Arts

Lebanese music is known around the world for its soothing rhythms and wild beats.
Some Lebanese artists like Najwa Karam and Assi Hellani remain loyal to a traditional type of music known as 'Jabali' (from the mountains).
Lebanese artists are perhaps the most popular in the Middle East alongside Egyptian performers, and the star scene. Lebanon Culture Lebanon culture

The religion of Islam also plays a key role in Lebanon's culture.

Movies and videotape cassettes are popular.

Lebanon receives television broadcasts from Beirut's private companies. Bibliography http://www.nowlebanon.com/NewsArchiveDetails.aspx?ID=131603





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