Hotchkiss student shares Bahrainian traditions

After watching a video about clay, Mahmood Almadeh invited children to mold slabs of clay into hasalas — hollow containers used to hold coins — a Bahrainian tradition. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

MILLERTON — A small group of young readers was invited to expand horizons by spending time with Mahmood Almadeh, an international student enrolled at The Hotchkiss School in Salisbury, Conn. They learned about the culture and customs of his homeland of Bahrain on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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