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Young South Asian Actress Threatened

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On July 3, 2010, the father and brother of actress Afshan Azad, who stars as Padma Patil in the Harry Potter movies, were charged with threatening to kill her for her dating relationship with someone outside of her culture.  – Source:

The point of this post isn’t to shine the spotlight on Harry Potter or to provide entertainment news.  Instead, it’s to show that many young adults do have difficulty in connecting with their parents on the issue of dating.

How many of you have been afraid to discuss your relationships with your parents or other members of your family and why? How has that affected your relationships?


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