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Spice of life: New Americans and food

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 12:48 pm

Food. At its core, it is a source of life. A necessity. We cannot survive without it.

But food is much more. Food feeds the soul. It is a reflection of our culture and who we are. It is an integral part of our histories, our traditions, our celebrations.

For refugees and immigrants feeling their way in a new country, food becomes even more important. It is a precious link to the past. A way to feel at home in a place that is not home.

This multimedia project, produced by University of Nebraska-Lincoln students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications Mosaic course, examines the importance of food in the lives of new Americans in Nebraska.

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