Stories from Karachi

A Rich House

By: Laura Applegath
March 15, 2018

Multi-family living arrangements, communal decision making, and arranged marriages are all indigenous elements of Pakistani culture that may seem foreign and unfamiliar to many Western ears. For Kiran, a native of Karachi, however, these cultural components are the formative building blocks of Pakistani family life and culture and are the things she loves most about her heritage.

Editor’s Note: The subject’s name in this week’s story has been changed.


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