This is so touching . Visceral!
“As a hyphenated American, I discovered that owning a dog easily accomplished what many outreach or diversity-training programmes had failed to do for years. Regardless of our race, colour, religion, or country of origin, we were one community of civilised dog lovers.
I started taking Oliver everywhere I go. He was my post 9/11 homeland-security blanket. Arab/Muslims in America: stop whining and get a puppy, now that you need a real friend.” –Ahmed Tharwat
Ahmed Tharwat, Host and Producer Arab American TV show, Belahdan. Blogs at www.ahmediaTV.com Follow him at Facebook and Twitter/ ahmediaTV