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Owning a business

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The Lebanese community is no stranger to small…and not so small business ownership. Restaurants, hotels, department and general stores, the Lebanese have been contributing to North Carolina’s economy since their arrival in the 1880s.

Listen to Mitchell Mack talk about the ice cream business:

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And, here’s a few photographs from our collection.

How many businesses do you frequent? If your family owned a business, send up a photograph and comment below.

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