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Why One Of The Oldest Pakistani American Communities is in Wyoming

The inspiring story of Zarif Khan, better known as “Hot Tamale Louie,” who arrived in the U.S. in 1907 — 40 years before his home country of Pakistan was even formed. AJ+’s Tabish Talib traveled to Wyoming to uncover the history of Hot Tamale Louie and how so many Khans chose Wyoming to be their home.

By Tabish Talib | AJ+

Zarif Khan, better known as “Hot Tamale Louie,” arrived to the U.S. in 1907 — 40 years before his home country of Pakistan was even formed. He was known for his cooking and his generosity, so much so that his reputation earned him a statue in his hometown in Sheridan, Wyoming. Now his descendants have created a new business empire: hotels. AJ+’s Tabish Talib traveled to Wyoming to uncover the history of Hot Tamale Louie and how so many Khans chose Wyoming to be their home.
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