What was left behind was the family politics.
What was left behind were the traditions that were no longer relevant but had yet to be discarded.
(Samira and Amira are on the phone)
SAMIRA: And then she said "Well, we all know that mixed people are hotter. You're so lucky you're mixed." It was so annoying!
AMIRA: Well, I mean, we are hot.
SAMIRA: You know what I mean.
AMIRA: What's the harm?