Supper club dinners help refugee families settle in St. Louis
January 16, 2018
Jessica Bueler and Mawda Altayan are already engrossed in conversation by the time I arrive at Meshuggah Café. I recognize them instantly—Bueler, with her long blonde hair, and Altayan, with her black hijab neatly draped around her face. I sit opposite Altayan’s 2-year-old daughter, who looks up at me with big brown eyes. I smile at her as she nuzzles into her mother for protection.