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For this cross-cultural interview paper I am going to interview Khaled and Gurminder to understand their culture Khaled was a Lebanese Muslim and Gurminder was Indian Hindu For the body paragraph I will discuss their experiences in America in which they may adapt to a new cultureMy first interviewer was Khaled and he spoke Arabic with his parents and siblings at home He told me that he was a devoted Muslim who prayed five times a day to Allah and He showed me there was a room down in the first floor at BMCC main campus for Muslim prayer I was so surprise that there was a room for school prayer In addition he was not allowed to consume pork dead animals animal blood gelatin and wild animals Moreover he cannot smoke or drink alcohol Even though Khaled and his family moved to United States they followed the same strict standard as the Muslim family in Arabic countries I think Muslim family was very traditional that they do not accept many American cultures like we buy meats regardless if the animals were in pain during the slaughter or we treat pig as a form of meat and protein whereas Muslim view them as a dirty animals Norms play an important role for many religions devoted people For example Khaled was a Muslim and it was against his religion to have sex before marriage for both men and women He found it hard to accept the fact that majority of American like to have sex before marriage He told me there was almost zero to none teen parents in Arabic countries because the Muslim or Christian parents were so strict about their kids behavior to have sex before marriage In addition he was not allowed to talk kiss touch flirt or date a girl in Lebanon Therefore he had a hard time to accept the American cultures when he saw a couple was kissing and
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