In Kabul, a Bowling Center Offers Respite From War

In Kabul, a Bowling Center Offers Respite From War

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Muslim Woman in Iran Victory sign Flickr Faramarz-CCIn an Afghan capital scarred by years of war, a young Afghan woman has bet $1 million that her countrymen could use a little fun.

Located just down the street from Kabul’s glitziest mall, is The Strikers, the country’s first bowling alley and owner Meena Rahmani’s gamble on the capital’s newest entertainment venue. But more than a place for family fun in a city largely devoid of options, the 12-lane center stands as a reflection of the country’s hope.

 

(READ the full story w/ photos in the Washington Post)

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