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StoryCorps Shorts: Just Like Yesterday

Special | 2m 37s Video has closed captioning.

In 1989, Tabinda Sheikh immigrated from the Dominican Republic and got a job in a New York City hotel as a housekeeper. It was there that she caught the eye of a fellow employee who was working behind the hotel’s front desk—Tariq Sheikh. This is the story of how they fell in love.

Aired: 01/24/19

Expires: 01/23/22

Rating: NR

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