ARTICLES BY Leena El-Sadek

  • December 14, 2015
    As the daughter of Arab immigrants, I’ve often grappled with what home is. Born in the U.S., I spent the first few years of my life between Egypt and Mississippi as my parents were trying to discover the balance between heritage and opportunity. Dad learned to downplay his heavy Egyptian accent while mom struggled to make the hijab a familiar artifact to a predominantly conservative-Christian town.
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