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Breath In Jordan’s Akher Zapheer

Those of you who have visited or lived in Jordan, specifically Amman, know that it is generally a vast desert with random clusters of traffic. It looks very uniform, but is not homogenous at all in its demographics. One thing that does stand out, is that the single largest group of people is the youth. What this means in numbers is that 40% of the entire country’s population is YOUNG, between the ages of 12-30. 30 in Jordan is not quite considered independent adulthood yet, for most 20-somethings are transitioning through the process. And for some reason, in the last two decades, a LOT of these youth LOVE ROCK AND ROLL. Continue reading

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