Conversation between father and son, Jalal and Salwan, about Jalal's experience of growing up in Baghdad and then moving to Belfast.
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BBC Blackstaff House, Belfast
Cartwright-Shamoon, Jalal, 1953- (male, Doctor/Medical Researcher), Cartwright-Shamoon, Salwan, 1993- (male, Music Student)
BBC Radio Ulster
Salwan and Jalal talk about Jalal's upbringing in Baghdad, the differences in culture between Baghdad and Belfast and the meaning of Salwan's Arabic name. Jalal describes leaving Iraq and how he feels he is on a mission in his education, career and life.
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