The phone call

Every Lebanese knows about the phone call. And it goes two ways.

Jess Semaan

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The first, looks like this. You are sitting at home with your best friend and his cousin, your aunt is over too, she is looking for a dress to borrow from your mother’s closet. You hear a loud noise, the glass around you shatters. You are in shock. You look around, make sure everyone is still breathing. You get up, dizzy, then sit…

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