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Daanish + Ambar | Pain & Promise | American Experience | PBS

Audio produced by StoryCorps Studios in partnership with GBH Boston.

In this recording, teacher Ambar Rizwan talks to her brother Daanish Rizwan about their childhoods, and how representation impacted their respective career goals. They describe how their experiences in their majority-white school left them feeling isolated as people of mixed heritage. Both siblings share how their strict upbringing exacerbated feelings of isolation, and Ambar explores how these experiences inform her approach to teaching.

Audio recorded on June 4, 2023 at WTTW in Chicago

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