“At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afriad Of Me,” Published at The Manifest-Station

I am excited to share with you all my first ever published piece!

My personal essay, “At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afraid Of Me,” has been published by The Manifest-Station on Friday, October 16, 2015!



“At 13-years-old, I was a nerd. At 13, I was also beginning to struggle with my identity. I didn’t expect that my choice of dress would define my identity, just as I don’t think that Ahmed Mohamed expected his identity to be the topic of a trending hashtag.”

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