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Reem lives and writes about it. She thinks that's what writers do, anyway. If it's not, then she also has a degree in journalism under her belt, along with the titles of reporter, editor (in chief, even) and, of course, opinion columnist.

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REEM'S LATEST COLUMN

dear apple: don't be cruel (a letter of tough love)
baby, it's just you i'm thinking of
9.15.12

Dear Apple:

Like billions of people worldwide, I am a fan of your products, particularly of the mobile variety.

In the last decade, I've owned two iPod Nanos, one iPod Touch, and now an iPhone 4S. The iPhone 4S is my first smart phone and I love it, probably just because it's a smart phone, but I can't deny it sweetens the deal that it also happens to be an iPhone--the original smart phone--in white.

I'm not the only one who loves your products in my family.

My brother and sister have owned every iPhone model since the beginning, and they're both getting ready to put in their iPhone 5 orders. For years I've been thinking about making the leap from a non-smart phone to a smart phone, and each time I've alluded to any name other than iPhone, my dear siblings have countered with a simple, “But it's not an iPhone.” They pretty much preceded your equally taunting slogan of obviousness, and with it, th... 
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RAVES

re: illegal immigrant with a pulitzer prize

Bold take on a divisive issue, and not one I've read elsewhere. Bravo, and bless you for understanding the importance of the law - something so many people see as just something to get around.

re: it is the world cup that binds us

I really enjoyed reading your article. I am also an American and part Arabic. My grandfather was senator of Lebanon for 20 years. I think it is sad that so many Americans do not have a clue about such issues that you brought out. I do not want this to come out wrong but most of Americans have forgot what made this country great and are laying in the lap of Delilah.

re: their is two much bad spelling four me too bare

This was so damn good!

re: their is two much bad spelling four me too bare

I love that you wrote this.

re: their is two much bad spelling four me too bare

Awesome and bold.

re: the awkward ref

Interesting take on this mess.

re: you are so beautiful...

Great!

re: you are so beautiful...

Great article. Way to encapsulate what we all go through. I never thought it would affect me so much either, but here I am.... Thanks for giving a voice.

re: china

Some things need to be said even if they aren't any fun.

re: a one-sided struggle

One of our great American achievements is screwing up anything have to do with another culture. Didn't you know that?



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