By Saadia Faruqi
Source: NBC Asian America
"Amma, will we have to eat turkey?"
"Amma, are you sure we can celebrate Thanksgiving even though we're Muslim?"
The questions start even before Thanksgiving break comes around, usually around the time of the fall party at school and the coloring papers with Mr. Turkey who begs to be hidden so that nobody eats him. My first generation Pakistani-American children, now 9 and 6, struggle with much these days, and Thanksgiving is just another worry as they try to live life with dual identities. Imagine how much harder it is for an immigrant like myself.