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Pakistan next topic for Cultural Thursday


Two students from Pakistan at Central Lakes College in Brainerd will present the next free Cultural Thursday program at noon Thursday in the Chalberg Theatre. The program is open to the public.

Imran Samuel, 31, will talk about the variety of cultures in Pakistan, including foods, styles of dress, lifestyles and ceremonies. He also will talk about the contrasts with American culture. He said family bonding and a “joint family system” are part of Pakistani life.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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