Nawal

United Kingdom

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Nawal (United Kingdom) published:

The problem with 'where are you from?'

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2021

Born in Kenya, raised in England and with mixed Arabic roots, I’ve always stood out growing up. The way I dressed, spoke and carried myself differed from local customs. Complimented with the blended accent I never knew I had, it all accumulated to the billion-dollar question: Where are you from?

On my first day of ‘Big school’, I remember being thrilled at the prospect of starting anew; a clean slate, a new chapter of my life. Huddled around the large...

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Nawal (United Kingdom) published:

The problem with 'where are you from?'

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2021

Born in Kenya, raised in England and with mixed Arabic roots, I’ve always stood out growing up. The way I dressed, spoke and carried myself differed from local customs. Complimented with the blended accent I never knew I had, it all accumulated to the billion-dollar question: Where are you from?

On my first day of ‘Big school’, I remember being thrilled at the prospect of starting anew; a clean slate, a new chapter of my life. Huddled around the large...

about 2 months ago

Nawal (United Kingdom) published:

The problem with 'where are you from?'

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2021

Born in Kenya, raised in England and with mixed Arabic roots, I’ve always stood out growing up. The way I dressed, spoke and carried myself differed from local customs. Complimented with the blended accent I never knew I had, it all accumulated to the billion-dollar question: Where are you from?

On my first day of ‘Big school’, I remember being thrilled at the prospect of starting anew; a clean slate, a new chapter of my life. Huddled around the large...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 2 months ago