Hair, Prayer, and Men by Laila Halaby
Approx. 5,540 words.
Published on March 14, 2011 by
No one suspects the blond, green-eyed woman of being an Arab--least of all the Middle Eastern man sitting a few seats away from her on the airplane. But Jubayna's insider's view lets her see everything the man is doing wrong to mark himself as a terrorist. Should she step in and warn him, or just watch the whole thing play out? A lot can happen on one short flight . . .