There is a Way from Heart to Heart

Douglas Wood and Hogai Nassery have fun reminiscing at StoryCorps Atlanta. (StoryCorps Atlanta)

It’s not unusual for immigrant families living in the United States to find comfort and stability in carrying on traditions from home. For Hogai Nassery, an Afghan Muslim, this meant no dating and quite possibly an arranged marriage. And then, she met Douglas. 

This interview is part of the Anwar Collection of Muslim Voices through StoryCorps’ American Pathways initiative. American Pathways records the lives and stories of refugees, asylum seekers, immigrants and Muslims from across the country.

This story was produced locally for WABE by Brenda Ford and recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center. To learn more about recording your family stories, click here.