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This is the story of a young woman from Pakistan who is engaged to a British man called Habib. His parents arranged the marriage. They used to live in the same village and they like Samira and her family.

Habib is handsome and Samira loves to look at a photo of him. She is very upset when his family come to Pakistan to tell her that Habib is not going to marry her because he is in love with another woman.

Her mother Nasra says Samira will love someone else one day. Is it possible?

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  Great news!

Big Lottery Support!

The Big Lottery has awarded £59k to the FAN Charity to increase the geographic reach of FAN.

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  MBE Award!

MBE accepted

MBE accepted on behalf of everyone who supports FAN Groups.

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  Recognition Award!

Welsh Assembly Government Recognition Award 2010

Award accepted on behalf of The FAN Charity and for all those who attend FAN Meetings.

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