Little brave heart by Iness Belleili, Algeria

My name is Shahine, I was nine and in fourth grade when I had my first crush, a girl named Zayna; we were classmates and I was secretly admiring her very much. Zayna was a very cute girl with big black eyes and fair skin. She used to be a ballet dancer with excellent marks … Continue reading Little brave heart by Iness Belleili, Algeria

A Childhood Lesson, a Lesson for Life by Rania Bennaceur, Tunisia

I was only 6 years old when this happened, and it was the meanest thing I have ever done to a person. I carry its impact with me everyday, and sometimes I wonder if the other person still remembers my face and the hurting I caused. Sometimes, I wish she forgets all about me because … Continue reading A Childhood Lesson, a Lesson for Life by Rania Bennaceur, Tunisia

Darashish, and My First Lesson from a Stranger Abed-allah A. Baba from Iraq

I was born in Sulaimanyah, Iraq in 1994. Not only is it a great city, but it has officially been recognized as the capital of enlightenment by the Kurdistan Regional Government. But at the age of 5 my father’s job forced us to move to Iran, and so we went to Sanandaj in 1999. I … Continue reading Darashish, and My First Lesson from a Stranger Abed-allah A. Baba from Iraq