I wish someone told me not to get off the car when stopped by a cop as a sign of respect for them.
I wish someone told me not to pick up random kids in the park and kiss them on the cheeks like we do on Morocco without being considered psychos.
Wafa Faith Hallam was born and raised in Morocco, lived in Europe and traveled through more than 35
countries before she moved to the United States in 1980 to attend college. A graduate of the University of Florida, she attended New York University where she earned a master's degree in international relations and Middle Eastern studies. Wafa currently resides in Sag Harbor and is the author of the acclaimed book "The road from Morocco".