https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/1185/2021/05/11192651/Fadi2.png 632 576 destrellatru https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/1185/2020/03/White-PA-Logo.png destrellatru2021-05-26 23:45:062021-06-04 09:14:36Found in Translation: How learning English from TV and movies helped me escape a war-torn Iraq and start a new life in America
I learned English from American movies. Some people would put satellites on their rooftops and cover them with bedsheets so they couldn’t be detected by helicopters. I smuggled VHS tapes under my shirt and carried them home on my bike — I could have been executed for smuggling Hot Shot! Part Deux, in which they make fun of Saddam.