I was born in Cairo, Egypt a few months before the Six Day War, and my parents and I immigrated to the U.S. when I was 2 years old.
I’ve had the privilege of having traveled all over the world, and I’ve learned a lot from the different people I have met over the years. I’ve discovered that though we may all come from different cultures, languages, and practices, we have a lot in common. People in every corner of the globe struggle with the same issues: family, health, finances. Our differences may be obvious, as in the case of foreign languages, but in many, less obvious, ways we’re the same.
[Read the full post at Sweet Southern Romances from June 12, 2014 here]