People who knew Susan Elbaneh describe her as a lovely and intelligent young woman caught between two cultures.

She always wore a traditional Muslim scarf but also wore jeans and sneakers to school.

An American citizen, she pursued the American dream, with plans for college and a career as a nurse. But she also had deep respect for her family’s traditions, agreeing to travel across the world to participate in an arranged marriage in Yemen. (MORE)

 

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