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Pitt community gathers to share their six-word stories

The Open Door Project hosted Six Word Stories: an Interactive Exhibit Monday, where visitors were asked to write about themselves in only six words.

By Maggie Young, Contributing Editor

November 7, 2019

About 15 people gathered Monday afternoon in the Amy E. Knapp room on the ground floor of Hillman Library for Six Word Stories: an Interactive Exhibit.

“Khuraki” exhibit brings Afghan immigrants’ stories to life

Tressa Glover tells the story of Mastoorah. Art as Activism: Excerpts from Khūrākī featured actresses who told the stories of three Afghan women who moved to America.

By MJ LaRocque, For the Pitt News

October 17, 2019

 A vase of red tulips sat on a table in front of a headscarf-clad woman at the Charity Randall Theater on Tuesday. She plucks a tulip from the vase and holds it up to the light, considering it and telling the story of the home she left behind in Afghanistan. 

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