My name is Munir Karim. I am 16 and almost 17 years old. I go to F.D.R. High School. I am interested in most sports, computers, going online and Radio Rookies. I think Radio Rookies can change my life. Radio Rookies can give me experience for the real world. I also think that I can meet new people in this program.
Interesting Fact: I'm tall - 6'3".
A crucial international conference on Afghanistan’s future began Monday in Bonn, Germany. Delegates from 100 nations are attempting to chart a long term course for the war-torn country, after international troops leave in 2014. But neighboring Pakistan, crucial to Afghanistan’s security, is boycotting the conference, following a NATO attack killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
Midwood is a neighborhood that has a growing Muslim immigrant community. Three Muslim boys from the Midwood workshop, two Pakistani and one Palestinian, reflect on what it's like for them living in America.
Seventeen-year old Munir, a Pakistani immigrant who was raised and lives in Midwood, Brooklyn, is very different from his religious Muslim parents. While they pray five times a day, Munir watches television, plays videogames, and wonders about nearly everything.