Not only does Ahmad, who goes by ‘Ali’, love to write, but he’s also a published novelist! When asked about why he loves writing so much, Ali days: “Because I love the words and I have a dream to be a famous writer in the future. Besides, writing makes me happy and makes me feel peaceful.” Ali also wites for local papers and magazines, and can’t wait to write about his experiences in the U.S.
Ali enjoys other artistic persuits like drawing and painting, so it’s only natural that when he’s older he wants to be..a math teacher! At school, Ali is drawn to classes like math, physics, chemistry, and biology. He even participates in math competitions!
For his year in America, Ali is most excited to try riding a bike around his new host community, experience drama club or theater at school, and making many new American friends. He’s hoping some of those friends are of the furry variety; Ali notes: “I want to play with pets! I love pets so much, so I want to know more about pets in the U.S.”
To his future family, Ali says “I wish that I could find a host family with a fun ambiance and great communication, so that we can talk and share our own stories and insights with each other!”
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