My Life as a Muslim

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Zahra used to be the epitome of a good Muslim. However, in the last year of high school, a sudden thirst for popularity causes her to lose all her Islamic values. Now she wishes for nothing more than to be able to be a proper Muslim again and have the ability to differ from wrong and right.
Khalisa used to be an Atheist, but also wild. After one day with a Muslim girl, her views on Islam change as her heart is suddenly guided. However, with happiness there comes pain. Not everybody, including her father, is content with her decision causing her to suffer. She wishes for nothing more than to be a good Muslim and for people to respect her decisions.
Umaymah used to have the nickname of ‘Umaymah Jolly Bangi’. But after Syria, her home, is conflicted with distress, she becomes anything but. Hiding in an underground lair with her sister while feeding off from scraps of food, she understands the true meaning of hardship. Her only wish is for Syria to be liberated.
These three very different teenagers will experience hardship, torture and struggle. But after one journey and one shocking death, can everything change for them?

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My Life as a Muslim

Submitted: December 13, 2012

Zahra used to be the epitome of a good Muslim. However, in the last year of high school, a sudden thirst for popularity causes her to lose all her Islamic values. Now she wishes for nothing more than to be able to be a proper Muslim again and have the ability to differ from wrong and right.
Khalisa used to be an Atheist, but also wild. After one day with a Muslim girl, her views on Islam change as her heart is suddenly guided. However, with happiness there comes pain. Not everybody, including her father, is content with her decision causing her to suffer. She wishes for nothing more than to be a good Muslim and for people to respect her decisions.
Umaymah used to have the nickname of ‘Umaymah Jolly Bangi’. But after Syria, her home, is conflicted with distress, she becomes anything but. Hiding in an underground lair with her sister while feeding off from scraps of food, she understands the true meaning of hardship. Her only wish is for Syria to be liberated.
These three very different teenagers will experience hardship, torture and struggle. But after one journey and one shocking death, can everything change for them?
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