7 Signs You’re A Second-Generation Lebanese-American
First, a lesson in terminology. In the United States, “second generation” refers to the U.S.-born children of foreign-born parents. As my parents emigrated from Lebanon to the United States where my brothers and I were born in the 1980s, we fit this label.
This article relates to second-generation Lebanese-Americans, a breed whose calling card is so unique, you could single them out within mere seconds. From being denied sleepover parties, to wielding pita sandwiches in school sack lunches, to responding to Arabic dialogue interminably in English, here are seven surefire signs you’re a Lebanese descendant born and raised in the good ole US of A.
Also, stay tuned for the second (foodie!) edition of this listicle due out next week.