Steps of wisdom

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Relationship: Im/migrant
A wooden clog , with proverbs Arabic
A wooden clog , with proverbs Arabic

My memories with traditional wood clogs from Damascus Syria, I brought with me , drew on them and wrote Arabic proverbs that is very much used by our people , I brought memories to my adopted homeland America , and shared parts of my tradition and heritage in this great country , I am grateful to this wonderful Beautiful America , lands of the free , that was built on the love and hardworking men and women from all over the world , with our diversity and love we all contribute to our beloved country to become great and continue to be the greatest country in the world . 

Place(s): Syria , Detroit
Year: 1972

– Ilham Badreddine Mahfouz

Relationship:  Im/migrant Im/migrant