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    Traditional Palestinian Wedding Allows Elder Generation to Keep Heritage Alivei
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    June 12, 2013 7:09 PM
    In Palestinian refugee camps across Lebanon, an organization called the Social Support Society tries to provide elderly Palestinians with places to socialize and activities like arts and crafts and field trips. The society also hosts weddings for young Palestinian couples, giving the elderly a chance to celebrate and pass on some of the traditions of their homeland. Paige Kollock reports.

    Traditional Palestinian Wedding Allows Elder Generation to Keep Heritage Alive

    Published June 12, 2013

    In Palestinian refugee camps across Lebanon, an organization called the Social Support Society tries to provide elderly Palestinians with places to socialize and activities like arts and crafts and field trips. The society also hosts weddings for young Palestinian couples, giving the elderly a chance to celebrate and pass on some of the traditions of their homeland. Paige Kollock reports.


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