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Chicago-area author tells story of community, friendship and Ramadan in her new book ‘Zahra’s Blessing’

Children’s book author Shirin Shamsi latest book Zahra’s Blessing tells a story of one child’s wish in Ramadan, while exploring deeper themes of displacement and foster care.

Reset talks to her about her new book and why it took more than 20 years to release it.

GUEST: Shirin Shamsi, author of the new book Zahra’s Blessing: A Ramadan Story 

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