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Name Nurun
Origin: Bangladesh – Sylhet region
Current Home: Coventry UK
Story told by:: Sheikh Shahnawaz

Nurun was born during the late 1950’s.  This was a period when educating girls was not common.  However, her father was a teacher and he encouraged her to study and she became a nurse in Bangladesh.  She arrived in Coventry in the 1970’s and felt alone to start with.  She is a teacher and plays an active role in the community and is an executive member of the Coventry Bangladeshi Association.