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This Man's Twitter Thread About Being A Young Immigrant In America Is Incredible

By Mustafa Gatollari

Although I was technically born in America, because my name is Mustafa and my parents were immigrants, it was pretty much assumed by everyone who met me at first that I wasn't born here.

I grew up eating different foods, practicing different cultural norms. I had different ideas of propriety - I'll never forget the first time I watched Family Matters and saw everyone indoors wearing their shoes. And when Eddie Winslow talked back to his dad, my older brother and I braced ourselves because we knew it was only a matter of seconds before that kid got spanked into oblivion by his mustachioed father.

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