Coach Luma is also a Clarkson “outsider” in terms of her nationality. In what ways does her experience as an immigrant compare and contrast to those of her other players? Provide two specific quotes with documented page numbers.
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Take a look at her bio:
Luma Mufleh was born in Amman, Jordan. She left Jordan to attend Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1993. Mufleh graduated from Smith in 1997 with a B.A. in Anthropology. She moved from Northampton to Boston to North Carolina to Atlanta, while working as a waitress, cook, grocery stock clerk, an office worker for a charity, and a freelance website designer. After she arrived in Atlanta, she started Ashton's, a coffee shop and café, and coached girls’ soccer before founding the Fugees in 2006.
Luma was already an adult and educated when she came to America. She was not a child and able to assimilate much of her new surroundings. She didn't have some of the huge emotional and physical scarring that these boys had. Yes, she still felt the stigma of being a visible minority but Luma had direction and drive. THis had to be nurtured in the boys.