Yeah I’m Arab, yeah I’m very American, and yeah I’m very Islamic, but you put those things in the blender and I’m no longer just a thing. I’m a new thing.
— Najah Bazzy, an American-born nurse and founder/president of Zaman International, as quoted in “Muslim Women Gain Higher Profile in U.S.” for the International Herald Tribune’s series, “The Female Factor.”
Photo by Edward Marritz.
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and a nurse, and a leader, and quite a beautiful new thing!