Does My Head Look Big In This

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I heard a gentle, kind voice: What is your confession, my child? I was stuffed. The Priest would declare me a heretic; my parents would call me a traitor, and Mrs Piogarni would give me detention. I am Muslim, I whispered. It's hard enough being cool. Try wearing a veil on your head and practicing the bum's up position at lunchtime.
The slide opened and I heard a gentle, kind voice: "What is your confession, my child?" I was stuffed. The Priest would declare me a heretic; my parents would call me a traitor The Priest asked me again: "What is your confession, my child?" "I'm Muslim." I whispered. Welcome to my world. I'm Amal Abdel-Hakim, a seventeen year-old Australian-Palestinian-Muslim still trying to come to grips with my various identity hyphens. It's hard enough being cool as a teenager when being one issue behind the latest Cosmo is enough to disqualify you from the in-group. Try wearing a veil on your head and practising the "bum's up" position at lunchtime and you know you're in for a tough time at school.
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