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I was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, my childhood home situated on the outskirts of the city’s sprawl, tucked amidst saguaros, barrel cacti, ocotillo and the occasional palo verde tree, and hemmed in on all sides by a shimmering, visible heat and the dense, muffled hum of cicadas. But while the time that I’ve now lived outside of Arizona nearly equals the time I lived inside of it, traces of this place and...
Photos by Rachel Feierman Cyrus McGoldrick on Atlantic Avenue, in front of the Fertile Crescent Islamic Library (UPSTAIRS) and a Halal Grocery On the morning of 9/11, Hasiba Rashid was in class at the Al-Noor School in Greenwood Heights. She saw the Twin Towers collapse from her school’s second-story windows, ash and debris floating over the East River and landing in the yard and on the blacktop basketball court. The school closed early that day, Rashid recalls,...

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