IT WAS THE TENTH MISSED CALL IN AN HOUR. I stared at my buzzing phone, feeling guilty for not picking up. I knew what
“Mamaaaaa!” he called,”I’m hiding! Come and find me!” I knew where he was of course, but I’d linger on for a moment so he would think
Dear Diary, Today as I was folding the laundry, I remembered my bulky winter metallic blue jacket. I was nine and had just moved to
As the calmness swept over me, my eyes shut tight and my arms limp by my side, I heard his voice. “Breathe like you are water.
You’re on a plane, and the ground beneath you rumbles. You recognize that sound, the gasps of fear around you. Sudden jolts make your heart
Dear Shelina, I’ve been sitting under this tree, its shade embracing me, sheltering me from the sun’s scorching rays. I come to this tree often,
Mnar Muhawesh was nine years old when her family moved to Jerusalem from Minnesota. But even then, Mnar quickly realized she had moved into apartheid.
It’s a breezy afternoon at Fort Mellon Park where Majed Al Edany watches his young children playing soccer from afar. It seems like a normal
Mustafa Hasham joined Disney World Theme Parks 10 years ago, but he doesn’t work as a Disney character or take ticket rides— in fact, he