A boy chooses fruit from a stall as Jerusalem market vendors swirl around him. Jonathan Lovekin/Ten Speed Press hide caption

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The reporter's mother, Nawal Elbager, of Khartoum, Sudan, shows off her falafel. Rashad Baba/Courtesy Nawal Elbager hide caption

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