Firoozeh Dumas said, “We remember the kindness more than ever, knowing that our relatives who immigrated to this country after the Iranian Revolution did not encounter the same America.” in her book Funny in Farsi. This shows how America changed and how the relationships between natural born citizens and immigrants had also changed over the years. After the revolution, some of Dumas's relatives visited America and they did not believe Americans were very kind.
When Dumas and her family visited California, they were treated with kindness and generosity from most people. The Americans Dumas and her family met were continually asking questions about their homeland. After being in America for a while her family soon realized that America's image