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“We unlock the doors and people show up,” he says, extending me a personal invitation as well. “And every dinner party I’m ever at, there’s always a moment that I have this out of body experience . . . I pause and I just feel like I float above the table and I feel community happening.”
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I don’t want to take time away from your book, she said, but the book could wait. My writing was always there. She might not be.
I know that I’m living in a ticking clock, and all of this—dinners with my parents, peaceful conversations—will likely be gone one day.
“It was this Islam, the Islam of authenticity, community, justice, and love, that showed me how to be a truer version of myself.”