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emilys mum
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Lulu Zanbaqa, Emily's mother in Iraq in the 1930s
emilys mum
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Cyril Porter, Emily's father in Iraq in the 1930s
emily porter
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Emily Porter, now living in Britain
emily porter
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Dora, Emily's Aunt in Iraq, 1903 
irene's book
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Aunt Irene's Book circa.1900
wedding 1959
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Emily's sister Edith at her Wedding in Baghdad 1959
Edith's Wedding,  Baghdad 1959
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Edith's Wedding, Baghdad 1959
Easter Celebration with Portrait on wall of Emily's mother?
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Family Easter celebration with Portrait of Emily on the wall
Family Christmas, 1955
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Family Christmas 1955
mirjan mosque 1915 baghdad
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Mirjan Mosque in Baghdad, 1915 

British Iraqi Woman

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Emily Porter is half British, on her father's side and half Iraqi, on her mother's side. She grew up with her family in Iraq, with her mother insisting that they know both their cultures, English and Arabic. But not knowing her dad's side of the family made Emily feel like something was missing  - so in 1976 she left for England and to begin her search...
 


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