“I was embarrassed that you drove a taxicab. But not anymore.”
Mohammad Ashraf Faridi and Muhammad Faridi
Mohammad Ashraf Faridi immigrated from Pakistan to the United States in the 1980s. He settled in New York City, and his family joined him almost a decade later. By then, Mohammad was earning a living driving a cab.
His oldest son, Muhammad, opens up to him about growing up as the son of a taxi driver.
Presented as part of our animation season “Moments that Define,” in which StoryCorps participants share the turning points that have shaped them.
Listen to Mohammad and Muhammad’s original StoryCorps interview.
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