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Award-Winning Kurdish Film Reaches U.S. Theaters

Soran Ebrahim plays Soran in the Kurdish film <i>Turtles Can Fly</i>.
Soran Ebrahim plays Soran in the Kurdish film Turtles Can Fly.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.