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Business owner offers rug-making program

FABRIC OF CULTURE: About 20 years ago, Dover resident Mahmud Jafri  was greatly amused when one of his daughter’s young playmates arrived at their home for a birthday party wearing a Disney Princess Jasmine costume, thinking that’s how all Muslim girls dress.

The episode made him wonder whether his role as CEO of a rug and home furnishings store might provide a teaching opportunity.

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