Guest contribution by Mohammed Yassin
My name is Mohammed Yassin. Right before the 10th grade, I moved with my family to Palestine where I stayed for the rest of high school. I expected things to be different, yes, but I did not expect the riveting life changing experiences I would quickly come to face
This is not a story of the happiness or love or joy that I felt in my years in qada Ramallah where I felt more at home than anywhere else. This is a story of heartache, a story of struggle that culminated on that cruel day of departure when my time in Palestine was up.
I decided to write a memo of each part of my rough journey back to the United States. The emotions, the anguish, the mental torture I experienced — I tried my hardest to record it all.
The Last Ride
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