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#152 Is motivation a lie?

It has been a crazy couple of weeks. First off, Ramadan finished. Right after Ramadan, Muslims celebrate Eid, which is essentially our Christmas. Unfortunately, Eid was not the most festive. The last couple of days of Ramadan were extremely stressful and Eid was the same. I am not going to get into it because its… Continue reading #152 Is motivation a lie?

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#151 Dear Hillary Clinton

Dear Hillary Clinton, I know you will probably never read this letter, yet I still wanted to write to you. Maybe some day you will come across this casual ramble even though you probably get so many letters. How did you handle being bullied by Donald Trump? How did America choose a President that treats… Continue reading #151 Dear Hillary Clinton

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#147 Yama (Finale) Part 22

Yama and I during Hasibs’s engagement. In the name of God, the most merciful. Tonight, I will write the ending to the Yama series. I come to you all with a heart filled with love and compassion. It is the holy month of Ramadan and I am blessed to be able observe the month of… Continue reading #147 Yama (Finale) Part 22

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#146 Yama Part 21

Yama and mom had a very special relationship. They were best friends and had this deep bond like no other. My mom will never understand why Yama had such a sad fate. Yama helped her with everything...like I mentioned before...even going to the gynecologist Yama consoled my mom about everything..even when he moved out...he stayed… Continue reading #146 Yama Part 21

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#144 Yama Part 19

Adres was always angry with Yama for being an alcoholic. When Hasib left the liquor store to go with Omar...Adres stayed with Yama for a while and helped out. But, eventually, Adres left to help Omar open up another liquor store. That store ended badly and when Yama got sick...Adres came back to help him.… Continue reading #144 Yama Part 19

Yama

#143 Yama Part 18

Hasib worked with Yama at the liquor store. But, Hasib wanted more and decided to work with Omar once he had opened up his business. Yama was always a little hurt that Hasib left him for Omar. They didn't have much a relationship once they were adults. It really sucks that one we become adults...we… Continue reading #143 Yama Part 18