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How One Afghan Woman Is Embracing Her Traditional Dress

Afzal at eight. 

Photo: Courtesy of Lema Afzal / @lemaafzal

Afzal notes that Afghan dress varies from ethnicity to ethnicity, each with its own rich history. After all, Afghanistan is a diverse nation and recognizes 14 different ethnicities, ranging from Pashtun, Hazara, Uzbek, Turkmen, and Tajik, all of whom have their own version of traditional dress. (Some of these ethnicities, such as the Hazara, are considered a minority and are in danger of being persecuted by the Taliban.) “We have different tribes and ethnicities,” she says. “Each ethnicity has different clothing. There is not one Afghan dress but different

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A wise woman and my ‘curtain’ dress | Feature Columnist

Years ago, you could get feedbags made of cotton. They came in bright colors and pretty patterns. Believe me when I say they were beautiful.

You could not go to the department stores and buy anything like it and you certainly couldn’t beat the price. My grandmother Dameron would buy these bags for 10 cents each. Sometimes she could get only one of a kind, but most of the time she could get many of one pattern.

She took them apart and washed them and they were as soft as — well — cotton. She made a variety of things

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94-year-old Alabama woman tries on wedding dress for the first time

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Wearing a wedding dress has been the dream of a lifetime for Martha Mae Ophelia Moon Tucker of Birmingham.

She got married in 1952 when her late husband said he would take her to the movies, but instead, they ended up eloping.

Moon Tucker, 94, never had a traditional wedding – and this weekend she finally got to do it surrounded by her family. The first dress she tried on was her favorite, she said making her feel like a queen.

“I felt like I was getting married,” Moon Tucker said. “I looked at myself and

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South China Morning Post‘They think I’m weird’: woman obsessed with Lolita outfits helps disabledA 55-year-old woman who is a Lolita dress lover has found fame after she helped adjust shoes for disabled people with legs of different lengths …2 days ago

South China Morning Post‘They think I’m weird’: woman obsessed with Lolita outfits helps disabledA 55-year-old woman who is a Lolita dress lover has found fame after she
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Vintage Jewelry For Today’s Woman

Lana Turner wears a Turquoise and diamond necklace by David Webb in Madam X.

Ali McGraw wears The Cartier Love Bracelet in The Getaway.

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Woman Shocked to Find Rattlesnake in Her Shoe

It is officially snake season in the U.S. and one woman in Texas found that out the hard way.

Cassandra Oeth, a resident of Green Tree, Midland, Texas was spending her Saturday with her husband and two kids and doing some gardening, reported local news Your Basin. That’s when she discovered something slithery had found itself a comfortable spot inside her shoe.

“I picked up my muddy work tennis shoes, one in each hand, walked out about 10 feet over to the planter, shook them four or five times, threw them down to the pavement and that’s when I

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Hatton woman searching for jewelry after it went missing while she was in the hospital

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -A Hatton woman is pleading for the return of her jewelry that went missing last month while she was in the hospital being treated for a broken leg.

“I am heartbroken,” said Karen Enger.

Last month, Karen fell and broke her leg. She was transported to Sanford Medical Center for emergency surgery.

As she was being wheeled in, she was told her jewelry had to be taken off.

“I handed them to the young man taking me back,” she said. “I told him to give them to my husband when he came in.”

Karen says

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Woman accused of putting body of granddaughter in several trash bags

Disturbing details are being released about the death of a 2-year-old girl whose body, according to investigators, was found in trash bags that were placed in a cooler.Investigators have yet to identify the young girl, but they have identified and arrested the toddler’s grandmother.This 42-year-old grandmother is now in jail, charged with abuse of a corpse.Investigators say LaTonya Austin, 42, allegedly tried to cover up the death of her 2-year-old granddaughter by “placing the body in trash bags and then into a plastic cooler rather than report the offense to authorities.””My understanding is she was in different garbage bags. I … Read More