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Moving to study in the US in 1976, Zeinab would later have children and “turn into an activist, rather than a singer.” In the meantime, she would sing in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco and other cities, at protests, charity events and Arab community gatherings. “There were many student organizations, many protests during Sabra and Shatila, commemorations, I’d be singing there. I got married in 1982 and wanted to call it quits but [my husband] encouraged me to carry on.”

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