Adapting into a different culture and religion can be challenging for many. For Shabab Hossain, 19, of Jamaica, Queens N.Y. becoming Muslim has helped him positively and move away from things that impacted him negatively. However, it has brought many struggles. Although Hossain’s family was always Muslim, he never fully understood why they had to go to the Mosque and practice the religion.
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Hot Coffee—in one hand—my face in the other; shit it’s another Monday (Motherfucker!). Warm Winter-day: too hot for a jacket, too cold for my hoodie. Mild Annoyance.
I was raised on the edge
of the city others said
was too far out to venture