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I Love My Mom

February 4, 2012 Amer Zahr 7

We don’t get to choose our moms, so I consider myself pretty lucky. She has been unconditionally loving and supportive. Most moms are like that. […]

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Cosby, MacGyver, & the News

January 21, 2012 Amer Zahr 12

I’ve always been prone to lose things.  It’s probably because I enjoyed a fairly privileged upbringing.  I grew up middle-class and fortunately never really wanted […]

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Star Spangled Banter

January 13, 2012 Amer Zahr 5

About a month ago, I attended the annual banquet of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) in Dearborn, Michigan.  Over 1000 people from all faiths, ethnicities, […]

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A Letter to Barack

November 23, 2011 Amer Zahr 6

Dear Barack, We Arabs and Muslims in this country were so excited when you won in 2008.  We all wanted to have you over for […]

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Former Presidents

November 7, 2011 Amer Zahr 6

What a crazy couple months. We Arabs just cannot get out of the news. Whether it’s Qaddafi, Palestine, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, or Iran (OK, they’re […]

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Merry Ramadan

August 2, 2011 Amer Zahr 8

Muslims are entering the holy month of Ramadan, a time of fasting, reflection, and sleeping in whenever possible. As I have told you all before, […]