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by David Osit
Sharif El-Gamal wanted to give back to Lower Manhattan by building a community center called Park51. When the project flew into the spcial consciousness as a political football called the "Ground Zero Mosque," El-Gamal's dreams and faith were shaken.
By Calvin Skaggs, Brad Lichenstein, and David Van Taylor
Caught in the Crossfire follows the lives of three Arab American New Yorkers after the September 11 terrorist attacks.
by Andre Degas and Jodi Lahaye
When a son defies his Egyptian father's wishes in a convenience store in Hell's Kitchen, old world values clash with those of an assimilated younger generation.
by Jehan S. Harney
Nazar and Salam helped the coalition forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom and were forced to flee their homes. As they begin new lives in the United States, they wonder if their sacrifice was worth the costs.