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E DI T OR ’ SWOR D I ti smypl e a s ur et oi nt r oduc ey out ot he i r s ti s s ueoft heUS DS A ma g a z i ne .The r eha sbe e nal otofe f f or tputi nor de rt opr ovi de qua l i t ywor kf orourr e a de r s . Thema g a z i net a r g e t sawi der a ng eof r e a de r s , f r om de nt a l s t ude nt st ode nt i s t s , t ot heg e ne r a l publ i c . I t ’ sa l wa y sac ha l l e ng et os t a r ts ome t hi ngof fwi t houtaba s et owor k on. Howe v e r , t heout s t a ndi nge di t or i a lc ommi t t e ema na g e dt os e ta s t r ongf ounda t i onf orupc omi ngi s s ue s , a ndha v ewor ke df ormont hs ont hi sma g a z i ne , whi c hwa spubl i s he dwi t hl yi ngc ol or s .

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Thi si st hemot t ot ha tl a unc he dt hes t a r tof Uni v e r s i t yof S ha r j a hDe nt a l S t ude ntAs s oc i a t i on. I n2011, US DS Awa sofi c i a l l yf ounde da sanonpr oi t , s c i e nt ii c , s t ude nt r unor g a ni z a t i on, t o r e pr e s e nta nds e r v et hede nt a ls t ude nt sa tt heUni v e r s i t yofS ha r j a ha ndi nt heUni t e dAr a b Emi r a t e s . Thevi s i onofUS DS Awa s , a ndr e ma i nst obe , t oe nha nc ea ndde v e l opt hepe r s ona l s ki l l sa nd c ha r a c t e r i s t i c soft hede nt a ls t ude nt sf r om a l la s pe c t s ,i n or de rt oma ket he ma c t i v e me mbe r sofs oc i e t yonana t i ona la nda ni nt e r na t i ona ll e v e l .Wewa nt e dt og i v et ol i f e huma nede nt i s t st ha ta r ea wa r eoft hene e dsa ndpr obl e msoft he i rc ommuni t y; c our a g e ous l e a de r st ha tc a n ma ke a di f f e r e nc e ;e l i t e de nt i s t swi t hi nt e r na t i ona ls t a nda r dsa nd c onne c t i ons ;s oc i a l l ya c t i v e me mbe r s ,e x t r a or di na r yt hi nke r s ,i nnov a t or s ,a nd publ i c s pe a ke r st ha tc a npr e s e ntt he ms e l v e sa ndt he i ri de a s .Wea s pi r e dt ode v e l ops t ude nt sof i nt e g r i t y . Wewa nt e dg r a dua t e st onotonl yl e a v ewi t hac e r t ii c a t eofe x c e l l e nc ei nde nt i s t r y , buta l s oac e r t ii c a t eofe x c e l l e nc ei nl i f e . Wi t hi nt he i r s ty e a rofi t sf oundi ng ,US DS As uc c e s s f ul l yhe l dma nydi f f e r e ntc ommuni t y s e r vi c e ,s oc i a l ,v ol unt e e r i ng ,a nd s c i e nt ii ce v e nt s .Wehe l dt he i r s tde nt a ls t ude nt s ’ c onf e r e nc ei nt heUAE, whi c he x c e e de da l le x pe c t a t i ons . OurAs s oc i a t i onor g a ni z e dt hei r s t i nt e r na t i ona lt r i pf orde nt a ls t ude nt sa ndf a c ul t ya tt heCol l e g eofDe nt a lMe di c i ne . Byt he e ndoft he i r s ty e a r ,US DS A wa sar e c og ni z e da nda c t i v eme mbe roft heI nt e r na t i ona l As s oc i a t i onofDe nt a lS t ude nt s .Wi t ha l lt he s ee a r l ya c c ompl i s hme nt s ,US DS Ag r e wi n r e put a t i on a nd popul a r i t y ,l a yi ngas ol i dc or ne r s t one ,f ort hepr og r e s s i on ofag r e a t As s oc i a t i on.

I tdi dnots t opt he r e —e v e r yy e a rt heAs s oc i a t i ong r e ws t r ong e r , a nde v e nt swe r eor g a ni z e d onal a r g e rs c a l e . US DS Anowor g a ni z e sa ndhos t sa na nnua lI nt e r na t i ona lDe nt a lS t ude nt s ’ Conf e r e nc e , a t t e nde dbys t ude nt sf r om a l l ov e rt hewor l d. Thei nt e r na t i ona l t r i pspr e s e nt e d me mbe r st heoppor t uni t yt ot r a v e l t oMa l a y s i a , S i ng a por e , Tur ke ya ndS pa i n. Ev e r yy e a r , t he numbe rof pe opl ei nv ol v e di nUS DS Ai nc r e a s e s , a ndt henumbe rof l i v e spos i t i v e l ya f f e c t e dby US DS Amul t i pl i e s .

Wi t ht het r e me ndouse f f or tof boa r dme mbe r sa nda c t i v eme mbe r s , l e a de r sa ndc ommi t t e e s , a dvi s or sa nds uppor t i ngf a c ul t y , US DS Apr og r e s s e dy e a ra f t e ry e a r , g r owi ng , i mpr ovi ng , a nd s t r i vi ngt of uli l li t svi s i on. I tha snotonl yt r a ns f or me di ndi vi dua l si nt obe t t e rpe opl e ;i tha s a l s os pa wne da ndmol de dt hedyna mi cs pi r i tof t heCol l e g eof De nt a l Me di c i ne , a ndunl oc ke d oppor t uni t i e st ha twoul dha v ene v e re x i s t e d.US DS A wa snotonl yt hes t a r tofane w or g a ni z a t i on; i twa st hes t a r tofane wf a mi l y . Far ajEdher US DS AF ounde r

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Whatwoul dyous aymadet heyear2013/2014s pec i al ? TheUS DS Ay e a rof 2013/ 2014wa saphe nome na l y e a r . The r ewe r eal otof i mpr ov e me nt sma de t ot hea s s oc i a t i on. TheUS DS Aboa r da ndme mbe r sputi nal otofe f f or ta nde ne r g yt oma kei ta n unf or g e t t a bl ey e a r .I noney e a r ,US DS Ama na g e dt opul lof fmor et ha n18e v e nt s ,whe t he r c ommuni t ys e r vi c e spr oj e c t s ,s c i e nt ii cme e t i ng s ,s t ude ntde v e l opme ntpr og r a ms ,e di t or i a l pr oj e c t s , i nt e r na t i ona l t r i psore v e ns oc i a l g a t he r i ng st ha tuni t e da l l t heme mbe r soft heUS DS A, s t ude nt sa nds t a f foft heUOS CDM. Wha tIwoul ds a yma det hey e a rs pe c i a lwe r et hec ha ng e s ma de .Notj us tc ha ng e st ot heUS DS Abutc ha ng e swi t hi ne a c hpe r s ont ha tt ookpa r ti nt he US DS A whe t he ri twa st hee x pe r i e nc eg a i ne d,l e s s onsl e a r ne da ndmos ti mpor t a nt l yt he f r i e nds hi psa ndbondst ha tg r e wa mong s te v e r y one . Whatwasyourpr oudes tmomentasUSDS A’ spr es i dent ? Dur i nge v e r ys t e poft hej our ne ya sUS DS A’ spr e s i de nt , t he r ewe r ema nyc ha l l e ng e sf a c e d. Ups a nddownsha ppe nwhi l eor g a ni z i nga nye v e nt , butIwoul ds a yt hepr oude s tmome ntwoul dbe t owor kf orda y sa ndni g ht swi t ht heunt i r i ngme mbe r s , ov e r c omi ngobs t a c l e st ha tc omei nt he wa ya ndl e a r ni ngf r om mi s t a ke s ,t he ns e ee v e r yt hi ngbl os s om i nt os ome t hi ngt ha tma ke s e v e r y onef e e lv e r ypr oud. Notonl yt ha t , buts e e i ngt heout c omeoft hea s s oc i a t i ononpe opl e ’ s c ha r a c t e r sa tt hee ndofal ongwor ki ngy e a ri ss ome t hi ngt of e e l v e r ypr oudof . Thi sr el e c t son wha tUS DS A’ svi s i oni sa bout ,whi c ha i mst obui l dourc ha r a c t e r st oma keusbe t t e rde c i s i on ma ke r s ,publ i cs pe a ke r s ,i ndi vi dua l swho c a r ea boutt hec ommuni t ya nd i t sne e dsa nd dei ni t e l y ,s t ude nt sofi nt e g r i t y .Ic a npr oudl ys a yt ha tt heUS DS Ama demet hepe r s onIa m t oda y .

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Whatar es omeoft hebi gges tevent st hatwer eor gani z eddur i ngt heyear2013/2014? Thr oug houtt hey e a r ,US DS Ahos t e dma nye v e nt st ha tma deadi f f e r e nc et ooura s s oc i a t i on. S omeoft hee v e nt st ha tt r ul ybr oug htahug ei mpa c tl i ket hee a r l ys mi l e swhi c hi sa nor a l he a l t h a wa r e ne s sc a mpa i g ni napr i ma r ys c hoolt ha ti nv ol v e dr a i s i nga wa r e ne s st ot hei mpor t a nc eof ma i nt a i ni ngor a lhe a l t h, c a r r yi ngoutde nt a lc he c kupsa ndma nyot he ra c t i vi t i e s . Fr om as oc i a l poi ntofvi e w, US DS Aor g a ni z e di t sv e r yi r s twi nt e rt r i pt oTur ke y . Thes e v e nda yt r i pi nv ol v e d t our i nga r oundt hemos tt our i s t i cs i t e si nI s t a nbula ndne i g hbor i ngc i t i e s .Avi s i tt oI s t a nbul Uni v e r s i t y ,c ol l e g eofde nt i s t r ywa sa r r a ng e dt ol e a r nmor ea boutde nt i s t r yi nTur ke ya nd e x c ha ng eknowl e dg ewi t ht hede nt a ls t ude nt si nTur ke y . 52pa r t i c i pa nt swe ntont het r i p, a nd l i v e dal i f e t i mee x pe r i e nc e ,c r e a t e df r i e nds hi pbondsa ndr e t ur ne da saf a mi l y( knowna st he Ka r na kf a mi l y! )Fr om as c i e nt ii cpoi ntofvi e w, Iwoul ds a yt hebi g g e s te v e ntUS DS Ac onduc t s e v e r yy e a ri st hes t ude ntde nt a lc onf e r e nc e . They e a r2013/ 2014hos t e di t s2ndI nt e r na t i ona l S t ude ntDe nt a lConf e r e nc et ha tt ookpl a c eonApr i l910, 2014. Thec onf e r e nc ewa sope ne dby Hi sHi g hne s sCr ownPr i nc eS he i khS ul t a nbi nMoha mme dbi nS ul t a nAlQa s i miwhot our e da l l t hee x hi bi t sf r om e i g htc ompa ni e sbe f or eheov e r s a wt heope ni ngc e r e mony .Ov e r700 pa r t i c i pa nt sj oi ne df r om mor et ha n 15 c ount r i e s ,e x c ha ng i ng s c i e nt ii c knowl e dg e on r e s e a r c hba s e dpr oj e c t st hr oug hor a l a ndpos t e rpr e s e nt a t i ons , wor ks hops , de ba t e sa ndc l i ni c a l c ompe t i t i ons .


Thet wode ba t e s ,f oc us i ngont het r e a t me ntopt i onsofe ndodont i c sv e r s usi mpl a nt s ,a ndon whe r et odr a wt hel i nebe t we e npr e v e nt i ona ndr e s t or a t i oni nc a s e sofi nc i pi e ntc a r i e s , dr e w l ot sof i nt e r e s ta ndr e s ul t e di nal i v e l ya nds ome t i me she a t e ddi s c us s i on. Addi t i ona l l y , anumbe r ofpa r t i c i pa t i onwor ks hopsont opi c sr a ng i ngf r om l a y e r i ngofa nt e r i orr e s i nc ompos i t e , t oTMJ , l a s e r s ,r ot a r ye ndodont i c s ,i mpl a nt s ,v e ne e r sa ndas ut ur i ngc l i ni cg a v epa r t i c i pa nt ss ome out s t a ndi ngha nds one x pe r i e nc e s .Nott ome nt i ont hepr e c onf e r e nc ea ndpos t c onf e r e nc e s oc i a lpr og r a mst ha tg a t he r e dna t i ona la ndi nt e r na t i ona ls t ude nt st og e t he r !Wha tma ke st hi s me e t i ngv e r ys pe c i a l f r om a nor g a ni z a t i ona l poi ntofvi e wi st ha tme mbe r sf r om a l l c ommi t t e e s wor ke dt og e t he rt oma ket hi se v e ntha ppe n. Iwoul ds a yt ha tt hi spa r t i c ul a rme e t i ngi st hemos t s pe c i a le v e ntoft hey e a rbe c a us eoft hemont hsofha r dwor kt ha twe r eputt og e t he rbya l l US DS Aa c t i v eme mbe r si nt oa nunf or g e t t a bl ee v e nti l l e dwi t hl i f e t i mee x pe r i e nc e s . Doyouf eelyouac c ompl i s hedever yt hi ngyouwant edt odo?I fnot , whatel s edoyout hi nk woul dhavemadeyouryearevenbet t er ? US DS Aha dma nyot he rpr oj e c t st oa c c ompl i s h, ma nyof whi c hwe r epl a nne ddur i ngt hey e a rbut we r e n’ ti mpl e me nt e dduet os omec i r c ums t a nc e s .Thi si nc l ude swor ki ngona ne x c ha ng e pr og r a mt oha v es t ude nt sf r om ma nyc ount r i e sc omi ngt ol e a r na boutDe nt i s t r yi nUAE, c a r r yi ngouts omeobs e r v a t i onsa nde x c ha ng i ngknowl e dg ea nde x pe r i e nc ewi t hs t ude nt sf r om UOS CDM, a swe l la sha vi ngs t ude nt st a ki ngpa r ti ne x c ha ng epr og r a msa br oa d. Ot he rpr oj e c t s i nc l ude d or g a ni z i ngt heWor l d Or a lHe a l t h Da y ,s e mi na r s ,de nt a la nd nonde nt a lr e l a t e d wor ks hops .Ont hebr i g hts i de ,US DS Ama na g e dt oi nc l udee v e nt st ha ta l mos tc ov e r e de v e r y c ommi t t e edur i ngt hey e a r , a ndwi t hnodoubtwi l lc ont i nuet oa c hi e v emor eofi t spl a nsi nt he c omi ngy e a r s . RawandM. RNaj i

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DE NT I S T R Y ? Asy oug r a dua t ef r om hi g hs c hooly ouha v et o ma ket hemos ti mpor t a ntde c i s i oni ny ourl i f e , onewhi c hwi l lde t e r mi ney ourf ut ur e .Choos i ng t hema j ort ha ty ou’ l lbes t uc ki nf ort her e s tof y ourl i f ec oul dbev e r yc onf us i nga tt ha ty oung a g e .Y ouha v eMe di c i ne , Eng i ne e r i ng , Pha r ma c y , Me di a , Fi neAr t s , a ndal otmor et oc hoos ef r om, s owha tma deov e rt womi l l i onpe opl ec hoos et o be c ome de nt i s t s ? Fl e x i bl e wor ki ng hour s , c ha l l e ng i ngc a s e s ,mone ya ndr e wa r dsa r ema i n r e a s onsf orc hoos i ngde nt i s t r ya st he i rl i f ec a r e e r . De nt i s t r yi sav e r yc ha l l e ng i ngc a r e e rt ha tne e ds g ooda r t i s t i ca ndha nds ki l l s . I t ’ sba s i c a l l yl i kea r t ! Y oug e tt ode s i g na ndr e s t or et e e t ha nds mi l e sof pe opl e ,a nd i t ’ ss ome t hi ng y ou do wi t hy our ha ndsr a t he rt ha nt a l ki ngt oomuc h. Y e ti tne e ds g oodc ommuni c a t i ons ki l l sa sy ou’ l lbede a l i ng wi t hpe opl ef r om di f f e r e nta g e s , a r e a s , e duc a t i on l e v e l sa nds oc i oe c onomi cba c kg r ounds .

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Mor e ov e ri t ’ sav e r yr e wa r di ngpr of e s s i on,a nd pr ovi de sag oods t a nda r dofl i vi ng .F ore x a mpl ea GPde nt i s tg e t st ot r e a thi spa t i e nt si mme di a t e l y a f t e rdi a g nos i ngt he ma nds e et her e s ul t sofhi s wor kunl i ket heGPphy s i c i a nwho’ sc ons t a nt l y pa s s i ng t he pa t i e nt sa l ong a c ha i n ofot he r doc t or s .

Al s o, de nt i s t sa l wa y sha v eag r e a ti mpa c tont he i r pa t i e nt ’ sl i v e sa st he yc ha ng et he i rs mi l e s . Not hi ngi sbe t t e rt ha nt hei mme ns es e ns eof s a t i s f a c t i ont hede nt i s t sf e e lf r om s e e i ngs mi l e s ont he i rpa t i e nt s ’f a c e s ;whe t he ry ou i xt he i r s mi l e sorr e l i e v et he i rt r e me ndouspa i n. Anot he r pos i t i v ef a c t ori nade nt i s t ’ sl i f ei st hef r i e ndl y wor ki nghour s . Whi l eade nt i s ts houl da l wa y sbe wi l l i ngt os e r v epa t i e nt s ,t he r ei snodoubtt ha t we e ke nds a r eg e ne r a l l yf r e ec ompa r e d t o phy s i c i a nc ol l e a g ue s .Howe v e r ,ma ny de nt i s t s c hoos et owor konwe e ke ndsa swe l l !


Ont heot he rha nd,i fy ouwoul dl i ket or e l i e v e ma j orpa i n,y oumi g htwa ntt obe c omea nor a l s ur g e on,s oy ou’ l lbea bl et ot r e a tpe opl ewi t h bi r t hde f e c t ss uc ha sac l e f tl i pa ndpa l e t t e , f a c i a l r e c ons t r uc t i ons , a ndr e mov a l oft e e t h. I na ddi t i on t oa l loft ha t ,de nt i s t r yi sav e r y i nt e r e s t i ng i e l di nt e r ms of s t udyi ng a nd knowl e dg e . I t ’ smor ei nt e r a c t i v edur i ngt hey e a r s ofs t udyt ha nmos toft heot he rme di c a li e l ds , a s y oug e tt opl a yar ol ei nt r e a t i ngi nt e r e s t i ngc a s e s a te a r l yy e a r sofs t udy . Fur t he r mor e , t hes ubj e c t s t ha ta r et a ug hta r equi t ei nt e r e s t i ngs uc ha sc e l l bi ol og y , phy s i ol og ya ndbi oc he mi s t r y . As a c onc l us i on,we woul dl i ke t oa dvi s e upc omi ngde nt a ls t ude nt st oa i m hi g ha ndt r yt o a c hi e v et he be s tt he yc a n,a dhe r et o ol de r s t ude nt sa nda l wa y ss e e kf ora dvi c e , a ndl a s tbut notl e a s t , t oke e pupwi t ht het e c hnol og ya ndg o be y ond t he s t udy ma t e r i a lt oe x pa nd y our knowl e dg ea ndunde r s t a ndi ng . Dr . Abdul khal i qHummam

AE E DCDu b a i AEEDCi sa ni nt e r na t i ona lde nt a lc onf e r e nc ea nd a n Ar a b de nt a le x hi bi t i on he l d unde rt he pa t r ona g eofHi sHi g hne s sS he i khHa mda nBi n Ra s hi dAlMa kt oum.Thec onf e r e nc ec ombi ne s pr a c t i c a l i t y wi t ht he or y whe r e ma ny de nt a l pr of e s s i ona l sa ndi ndus t r ye x pe r t sa l l a r oundt he wor l d c ome t o upda t e t he i r knowl e dg e , ne t wor ks ,a ndg e ne r a t ebus i ne s spa r t ne r s hi ps . AEEDC a l s o ha sa s c i e nt ii c pr og r a m whi c h di s c us s e st hel a t e s tbr e a kt hr oug hsa ndc l i ni c a l c a s e si nt he i e l dofde nt i s t r y . Al otofne wde nt a l pr oduc t sa nd e qui pme nt a r e di s pl a y e d i n a ddi t i ont oi nt e r a c t i v ea c t i vi t i e swhi c hha ppe n t hr oug hout t he e v e nt .AEEDC Duba ii st he g a t e wa yt oc ont i nue dde nt a l e duc a t i on! Dur i ng AEEDC 2014, Gul f De nt a lS t ude nt As s oc i a t i on ( GDS A)wa sf ounde d,whe r ef our me mbe r sofUS DS A we r ee l e c t e df ore x e c ut i v e pos i t i ons ! Thi sy e a ra tAEEDC, GDS Ahopet ohol d t he i rs e c ond me e t i ng a nd e l e c t i ons f or t he e x e c ut i v ec ommi t t e e soft heupc omi ngy e a r !

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DE NT ALDI S C I P L I NE S C OMMON&UNC OMMONS P E C I AL I T I E S

S pe c i a l Ca r eDe nt i s t r y

“ S pe c i a lCa r eDe nt i s t r yi sar a t he rne w de nt a li e l d.I t sf oc usi st oma na g e pa t i e nt s ’ a c c or di ngt ot he i rr e l a t e dba c kg r ounda ndme di c a l c ondi t i on. He a l t hc a r epr ovi de r sne e dt ounde r s t a ndt hena t ur eofdi s a bi l i t i e se nc ount e r e d i nme di c a l l ya nd/ orphy s i c a l l yc ompr omi s e dc a s e sa ndde v e l opc ompe t e nc yi n t heknowl e dg ea ndc l i ni c a l s ki l l sr e qui r e dt ot r e a ts uc hc a s e s . As pe c i a l i s tunde r s t a ndsdi s e a s ede s c r i pt i ons , pa t hog e ne s i s , c oor di na t i onofc a r e be t we e n de nt i s ta nd phy s i c i a na nd ke y que s t i onst oa s kt he pa t i e nta nd phy s i c i a n.Tr a i ne dhe a l t hc a r epr ovi de r sa r ea bl et oi de nt i f yr i s ksr e l a t e dt o he mos t a s i s , s us c e pt i bi l i t yt oi nf e c t i on, dr uga c t i ons /i nt e r a c t i ons , a nda bi l i t yt o t ol e r a t ede nt a l c a r e , s pe c ii ct ot hepa t i e nt s ’ me di c a l c ondi t i on. ” Dr . Kaus arSadi aFakr uhddi n

Ope r a t i v eDe nt i s t r y

“ Ope r a t i v e De nt i s t r yi st ha ta r e a ofg e ne r a lde nt i s t r yc onc e r ne d wi t ht he pr e v e nt i on,di a g nos i s ,a ndma na g e me ntofdi s e a s e sa nd/ orde f e c t soft heha r d t i s s ue soft het e e t h. Thes c opeofpr i vi l e g e si nOpe r a t i v eDe nt i s t r yi nc l ude st hea bi l i t yt oe v a l ua t e , di a g nos e , c ons ul t , t r e a ta ndpr e v e ntdi s e a s e s , de f e c t sort r a umaoft e e t h. Ope r a t i v eDe nt i s t r yr e s i de nt sha v ea na dv a nc e dknowl e dg ea nde x pe r t i s ei n pr e v e nt i v e de nt i s t r y ,mi ni ma li nt e r v e nt i on de nt i s t r y ,r e s t or a t i v e ma t e r i a l s , a dhe s i v ede nt i s t r y , e s t he t i cde nt i s t r y , oc c l us i ona ndi mpl a nt ol og y . The ya r ea l s o t r a i ne dt ot r e a tpa t i e nt swi t ha dv a nc e ss t a g e sofde nt a ldi s e a s e sa nde x t e ns i v e c l i ni c a le x pe r i e nc ea nde x pe r t i s ei nr e s t or a t i v epr oc e dur e s ,f ore x a mpl e ,di r e c t a ndi ndi r e c tr e s t or a t i ons . ” Dr . Mar i annaGai nt ant z opoul ou

Endodont i c s

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“ Endodont i c si sabr a nc h ofde nt i s t r yt ha ti sc onc e r ne d wi t ht hemor phol og y , phy s i ol og ya ndpa t hol og yoft hehuma nde nt a l pul pa ndpe r i r a di c ul a rt i s s ue s . Thes c opeof e ndodont i c si sv e r ywi dea ndnotl i mi t e donl yt ovi t a l a ndnonvi t a l r oot c a na lt r e a t me nt sa ndpul pc a ppi ng , buta l s ot os ur g i c a le ndodont i c swhi c hi nc l ude s a pi c a l s ur g e r i e s , a pi c a l r e s t or a t i ons , mi c r os ur g e r y wi t h mi c r os c ope s , pos t e ndodont i cr e s t or a t i onsi nc l udi ngpos t sa ndc or e s . Ase ndodont i s t s ,wea r ea l wa y sf a c i ngne wa ndc ha l l e ng i ngc a s e s .Endodont i s t s s houl d bev e r ywe l lt r a i ne da nd e x pe r i e nc e di nt he i ri e l da nd a l s oov e r a l li n de nt i s t r y .The ys houl da l s oupda t et he i rknowl e dg er e l a t e dt oe ndodont i c sv e r y of t e na ndmus tf ol l ow t hec ut t i nge dg eofne wl i t e r a t ur e , ne w de v e l opme nt si nt he i e l d,ne we qui pme nt ,i ns t r ume nt sa ndt e c hni que s ,whi c hma yha v ebe e nr e c e nt l y i nt r oduc e di nt ot hei e l d. ” Pr of . MehmetOmerGor duys us


Al t e r n a t i v e st o

P r i v a t eP r a c t i c e Gr a dua t i ngde nt a l s t ude nt sa r emos tl i ke l yt of a c e t he mos tc ommon di s put a bl e de c i s i on be f or e s t e ppi ngi nt ot he i rpr a c t i c e . The ya r er e qui r e dt o c hoos ebe t we e nwor ki ngi nas a l a r i e dpos i t i oni n ahos pi t a l / c l i ni cort os t a r tapr i v a t epr a c t i c e . S ome t i me s ,t ha tc hoi c ei s ma de l a t ei na pr a c t i t i one r ’ sc a r e e ra ndi tr e s l ov e si naha s t y de c i s i onbe t we e nas a l a r i e dorpr i v a t epos i t i on. S e t t i ngauni v e r s a lc hoi c eofwhi c hi sbe t t e ri s me r e l yi mpos s i bl e ,f ori ts ol e l yde pe ndsont he i ndi vi dua l ’ spe r s ona lpr e f e r e nc ec oupl e d wi t h v a r i ousot he rpe r s ona la nd l oc a lf a c t or s .F or t hos ewhoa r et i r e dofwor ki nga ndma na g i ng t he i r own c l i ni c or g r a dua t e s who a r e not i nt e r e s t e di ns uc ht e nde nc y ,y oua r er e a di ngt he c or r e c ta r t i c l e . Thos e who de c i de nott oe nt e rt he r e a l m of pr i v a t epr a c t i c ea r et he nf ur t he rs ubdi vi de di nt o ma ny g r oups ;t hos e who r e t a i nt he c l i ni c a l pr a c t i c e , a ndt hos ewhodon’ t . A mi s c onc e pt i on of ma ny pe opl ei st ha t g r a dua t e sorde nt i s t ss houl dne c e s s a r i l ypr a c t i c e t he i rknowl e dg e“ c l i ni c a l l y” . Howe v e r , t ha ti snot pa r t i c ul a r l yt r ue .Al l ow met opr ovi dey ouwi t h s omee x a mpl e sofhow de nt i s t sc a n pur s uea nonc l i ni c a l c a r e e rby: •wor ki ngi nde nt a l hos pi t a l a dmi ni s t r a t i on •wor ki nga sac l i ni c a l a dvi s or •wor ki nga sar e s e a r c he r •wor ki nga sade nt a l r e c r ui t e r •wor ki nga sat e a c he r .

On t heot he rha nd,s omede nt a lpr a c t i t i one r s s e e kt hebe s toft het wowor l ds ,a tl e a s tf r om t he i r own poi ntofvi e w.By doi ng s o,t he y c ombi ne t he pr e vi ous l y me nt i one de x a mpl e s wi t hc l i ni c a lpr a c t i c e .Be i nga n unde r g r a dua t e s t ude nta l l owsmet owi t ne s st hel a s topt i ont he mos t , at e a c hi ng c l i ni c a lpr a c t i t i one r . Thi sopt i on mi g hts e e mc onvi ni e nt ,a si ta l l owsa de nt a l pr a c t i t i one rt obemor eope n, a ndt or e a c twi t ha l l f a c t or st ha tma yi nc r e a s ehi ss ki l l s . The s ef a c t or s a r e :c ont i nuousc l i ni c a lpr a c t i c ei na ddi t i ont o ke e pi ng up t o da t e wi t h ne w i nf or ma t i on, r e a c t i ng wi t hf r e s ha nd c r e a t i v e mi nds of s t ude nt s ,a nd t he s i mpl es e ns e of f e e l i ng a c hi e vme nti nt wodi f f e r e nta r e a s .

De s pi t et hepr osa nd c onsme nt i one di nt hi s a r t i c l e , onec a nnota s c e r t a i nwhe t he rnonpr i v a t e c l i ni c a lpr a c t i c ei sbe t t e rt ha npr i v a t epr a c t i c e . Fi na nc i a l ,s oc i a l ,pe r s ona l ,a ndl oc a lf a c t or sa r e wha twoul dmos tpr oba bl ydi r e c tac l i ni c i a ni nt o a dopt i ngoneoft hos et woopt i ons . F or t una t e l y , a de nt i s tdoe snotha v et obee t e r na l l yi x e donone c a r e e rc hoi c e .Af t e rr e a c hi ngac e r t a i nt a r g e t ,or pl a t e a u,i ti sf a i r l ye a s yt os wi t c ht ot heot he r Noor el r ahmanKhal ed, BDS2

Thos epr e vi ous l y me nt i one d poi nt spr ovi dea s he e re s c a pef orde nt a l pr a c t i t i one r swhoa s kf or bot ha“ s a l a r i e d”a nda“ nonc l i ni c a l ”j ob. 9


S h i s h aa n d

Or a l C a n c e r Res ear c hby: Dr . Suhai lAl Amad, Dr . ManalAwad

Or a lc a nc e r ,s pe c ii c a l l ys qua mousc e l lc a r c i noma ,ha sbe c omeoneoft het op10mos t s pr e a di ngc a nc e r swor l dwi de .Or a lc a nc e rde v e l opsa sar e s ul tofba dl i f e s t y l e ss uc ha s s moki ngdi f f e r e ntf or msoft oba c c oa ndt hec ons umpt i onofa l c ohol a mongot he rf a c t or s . An e x a mpl eoft ha twoul dbes hi s ha , whi c hi sav e r yha r mf ul s our c eoft oba c c o. Notonl ydoe si t ha v eane g a t i v ee f f e c tont heor a lc a vi t y ,buts hi s haha sadr a s t i cne g a t i v ee f f e c tont he c a r di ov a s c ul a ra nd r e s pi r a t or ys y s t e ms .I ta l s oc ons i s t sofni c ot i ne ,whi c h ma ke si t a ddi c t i v e . Thi sha bi ti sv e r yc ommonl ys e e ni nMi ddl eEa s t e r na ndAs i a nc ount r i e s , whe r ei ti swi de l y s pr e a d,e s pe c i a l l ya mongy out h.S moki ngs hi s hai sa l s ov e r yc ommonnow i nwe s t e r n c ount r i e s , duet ot hedi f f e r e ntdi v e r s ena t i ona l i t i e s . De s pi t ea l l t hea wa r e ne s st ha ti sc a r r i e d out , s t udi e ss howt ha tt henumbe rofpe opl ewi t ht hi sha bi ti si nc r e a s i ng , a si tha sbe c omea nor m dur i ngg a t he r i ng s ,f a mi l yout i ng s ,a ndj oyf uloc c a s i ons .Asar e s ul toft ha tc hi l dr e n nowt e ndt ope r f or ma nda c qui r et hi sa t r oc i ousha bi t .

Ma nys t udi e swe r ec a r r i e da mongoury out ht oi ndt her e l a t i ons hi pbe t we e nt hef r e que nc y ofor a lc a nc e rduet os hi s haa ndc i g a r e t t es moki nga ndt hea g e sa twhi c ht heor a lc a nc e ri s di a g nos e d. Thedi a g nos i sofor a l c a nc e rduet ot oba c c os moki ngi si nc r e a s i nga sa na l a r mi ng r a t ei nt hey ounga dul tpopul a t i on. Or a l c a nc e rma ybev e r ydi fi c ul tt ot r e a t , e s pe c i a l l yi ni t s a g g r e s s i v ef or ms ,a ndi t st r e a t me ntout c omema yc a us ebot hphy s i c a la ndps y c hol og i c a l di s a bi l i t yt ot hepa t i e nt s . Awa r e ne s s , whe t he ra thomeort hr oug hc a mpa i g nsa nde v e nt s , i s t heke yt os t oppi ngt hes pr e a doft hi sde s t r uc t i v eha bi ta mongoury out h. Yas mi nYous s efandSar aAl i , BDS2

S a l i v aa s

ADi a g n o s t i cT o o l Res ear c hby: Dr . Saus anAl Kawas

I nt hepa s t , s c i e nt i s t sha v ebe e nmor ei nt e r e s t e di nt hebi ol og i c a l f unc t i onsofs a l i v aa soppos e dt oi t s pos s i bl er ol ei nt hedi a g nos i sofor a lors y s t e mi cdi s e a s e .Howe v e r ,t her e c e ntus eofs a l i v ai nt he di a g nos i sofHI V, c a r c i nomaa ndc a r di a cdi s e a s eha sdr a wna t t e nt i ont ot hedi a g nos t i cv a l ueofs a l i v a . Dr . Zuba i daH. A. Ra hi m, Dr . Da vi dB. F e r g us ona swe l la sourownDr . S a us a nAlKa wa sha v ec omeup wi t hac ompr e he ns i v er e vi e wofa l l t hema j ors t udi e sc onc e r ni ngs a l i v aa sadi a g nos t i ct ool .

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WhySal i va? Whol es a l i v ai sa ni nt e r e s t i ngmi xofs e c r e t i onsf r om t het hr e ema j ors a l i v a r yg l a nds( pa r ot i d, s ubl i ng ua la nds ubma ndi bul a r )a swe l la sanumbe rofs ma l l e rg l a ndsbe ne a t ht heor a lmuc os a . I n a ddi t i on,i tc ont a i nsc ompone nt sf r om t heg i ng i v a lc r e vi c ul a rl ui d,mi c r obi a lc ont a mi na nt soft he mout ha swe l la sde s qua ma t e dc e l l soft heor a le pi t he l i um.Ther i c hv a r i e t yofmol e c ul e si ns a l i v a r e nde r si ta na t t r a c t i v epos s i bl es our c eofdi s e a s ebi oma r ke r s . Abi oma r ke ri sba s i c a l l yamol e c ul a r s pe c i e sorc ombi na t i onofs pe c i e st ha ti suni que( a ndt he r e f or eofdi a g nos t i cv a l ue )t oac e r t a i n pa t hol og i c a ls t a t e .Compr e he ns i v ea na l y s e sofs a l i v apr ot e ome ,t het ot a lpr ot e i na nd pe pt i de c ompos i t i onofs a l i v a ,ha v ebe e nc onduc t e di na ne f f or tt of ul l yunde r s t a ndor a lpa t hol og ya ndt o i de nt i f ya sma nydi s e a s ebi oma r ke r sa spos s i bl e . Sal i vaPr ot eome:Thepr ogr es ss of ar S e v e r a lg r oupsofr e s e a r c he r sha v epa r t i c i pa t e di ne s t a bl i s hi ngapr ot e omema pf r om whol eor pa r ot i dduc t a ls a l i v a .TheUni t e dS t a t e sNa t i ona lI ns t i t ut ef orDe nt a la ndCr a ni of a c i a lRe s e a r c h ( NI DCR)ha sf unde dt hes e t t i ngupofada t a ba s et oc ol l e c tt og e t he ra smuc hi nf or ma t i ona spos s i bl e ont hepr ot e i nsa ndpe pt i de sofs a l i v a .Ma nydi f f e r e ntt e c hni que sha v ebe e nus e d,e i t he rs i ng l y ,or , mor eof t e n, i nc ombi na t i on. Onet e c hni quei nv ol v e sg e le l e c t r ophor e s i s , s e pa r a t i ngt hepe pt i de sby t he i rc ha r g e sa ndt he nde t e c t i ngt he m wi t has ui t a bl es t a i n.Amor ea c c ur a t et e c hni quewhi c hha s be c omeac or et e c hnol og yi npr ot e omi c si sma s ss pe c t r ome t r y .Ma s ss pe c t r ome t r y ,a st hena me s ug g e s t s , s e pa r a t e spr ot e i nsba s e dont he i rma s st oc ha r g er a t i oa ndi shi g hl ys e ns i t i v ea ndc a nt hus beus e dt oi ndpr ot e i nsofl owe ra bunda nc e .

Thepr ot e i nsi de nt ii e ds of a rc ov e rawi der a ng eoff unc t i onsr a ng i ngf r om c e l la ndt i s s ues t r uc t ur a l r ol e st oc a t a l yt i core nz yma t i ca c t i vi t i e s . Al li na l l , t he r ea boutat hous a ndt ha tha v ebe e ni de nt ii e d, a ndas i g nii c a ntpor t i onc a na l s obef oundi nt e a r sa ndbl oodpl a s ma .Howe v e r ,t hee x pr e s s i onof t he s ec ommonpr ot e i nsi sdi f f e r e nti ns a l i v a , de mons t r a t i ngt he i rpot e nt i a lf orbe i ngbi oma r ke r sof di s e a s e . Fur t he r mor e , ov e rahundr e dpr ot e i nsdi s t i nc tt os a l i v aha v ebe e nf ound. Ther e ma i nde rma y a r i s ef r om i nt e r s t i t i a ll ui d, mi nors e c r e t e dma t e r i a l sa ndt he i rt r a ns por tmol e c ul e s , ors i mpl yf r om t hewa l l soft heduc t sa l ongwhi c ht hes e c r e t i onpa s s e sa si tl e a v e st hea c i ni oft heg l a nds . Sal i vapr ot eomeanddi s eas e S a l i v abi oma r ke r sc a nbeus e dt oi de nt i f yav a r i e t yof di s e a s e s . Thec ha l l e ng es c i e nt i s t sha v ei st oi nd a sma nye f f e c t i v ebi oma r ke r sf ora sma nydi s e a s e sa spos s i bl e . Re g a r di ngor a ldi s e a s e , s a l i v at e s t i ng ha spr ov e dqui t eus e f uli ndi a g nos i ngs qua mousc e l lc a r c i noma . S e v e r a lg r oupsha v er e por t e dt ha t s omepr ot e i nsa r ei nc r e a s e di na mounti nwhol es a l i v af r om pa t i e nt swi t hor a ls qua mousc e l l c a r c i noma .Thepr ot e i nsi nc l ude di nt e r l e uki n8a ndt hi or e dox i n.F orde nt a lc a r i e sa ndpe r i odont a l di s e a s e ,mor er e s e a r c hi sr e qui r e d;t heus eofs a l i v aha sbe e nmor ei npr og nos i s( c our s ea nd out c ome )r a t he rt ha ndi a g nos e s .I na ddi t i on,s a l i v aha sbe e nus e di nt hei de nt ii c a t i onofs y s t e mi c di s e a s e . S a l i v apr ot e omeha sbe e ni nv e s t i g a t e di ndi a be t e sme l l i t usa ndc y s t i ci br os e sa mongot he r s , butc ur r e nt l yi tha sonl ybe e nus e di ndi a g nos e sofhe pa t i t i s , AI DSa swe l l a sma mma r yc a r c i noma( of whi c hi tha sbe e nt hemos tus e f ul s of a r ) . Pr omi s i ngf ut ur e De s pi t et hedi fi c ul t i e si ns t a nda r di z a t i on( s t i mul a t e dv suns t i mul a t e ds a l i v a , t i meof t heda ye t c . )a nd t heba r r i e r sa g a i ns tt hea dopt i onofs a l i v aa st hepr i ma r ydi a g nos t i ct ool( bl oodt e s t i ngr e ma i nst he mos tt r us t e dc hoi c e ) ,t hef ut ur ei sbr i g hta ndt he r ei sg r e a tpot e nt i a lf org r owt hi nt hi sa r e aof r e s e a r c h. S a l i v apr ovi de sanoni nv a s i v e , r i s kl e s sme t hodf ordi a g nos i sofdi s e a s es oonec a nl i t e r a l l y s pi tt he i rwa youtofma l a i s e ! AhmedZaki , BDS2

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Be f or ey ouc a ns t a r tt odi s c us ss uc has i t ua t i on, wene e dt ounde r s t a ndt heme a ni ngof t hos et wo wor ds .I nde e d,t hea s pi r a t i onsofma nyi nt hi swor l dr e v ol v ea r ounda c hi e vi ngha ppi ne s sa nd s uc c e s s .Howe v e rt hepr obl e ml i e si nwhe t he rt he ya r et hes a met oe v e r y oneornot ,dot he y ov e r l a pordot he yl i eonaf or ki nt her oa da ndy ouha v et oc hoos eonea nds t i c kt oi tf orl i f e .

Whati shappi nes sands uc c es s ? I fi tc ome sdownt oadi c t i ona r ydei ni t i on, ha ppyi st he“ s howi ngofpl e a s ur eorc ont e nt me nt ” whi l es uc c e s si st he“ a c c ompl i s hme ntofa na i m orapur pos e ” . I npr a c t i c et heme a ni ng soft hos e t wowor dsc ha ng e d wi t ht i mebe c a us eofac oc kt a i lofme di a ,( movi ei ndus t r y)c ommon mi s c onc e pt i onsma ki ngusde l ude da st owha ts uc c e s sa ndha ppi ne s sr e a l l ya r ea ndwhe r et he y l i e . Toda y , y ouc a na s kt hepe r s onne x tt oy ouwhot he yt hi nki ss uc c e s s f uli nl i f ea ndt he ywi l l me nt i ont hewe a l t hi e s tpe opl ei nt hewor l d. Thi smi g htnota l wa y sbet hec a s ea swene v e rknow wha tha ppe nsi nt hemi ndsof s uc hi ndi vi dua l sbe hi nda l l t hes mi l e sa ndl a ug hs . Ha ppi ne s sont he ot he rha ndi sa boutbe i ngc ont e ntwi t hwha ty ouha v ea ndnota l wa y swa nt i ngmor ewhi c hi s a l mos ti mpos s i bl et oa c c ompl i s hi na ny huma n be i ng .We a l wa y swa nts ome t hi ng ne w, s ome t hi ngdi f f e r e nt . Ahome l e s spe r s onwoul dbemor et ha nha ppywi t haf r e eme a lg i v e nf r om ag ooddoe rbuts houl dheg e tt hes a meme a l e v e r ys i ng l eda y , hewi l l s t a r tl ooki nge l s e whe r ef or s ome t hi ngdi f f e r e nt , s ome t hi ngbe t t e r ; i nor de rt oma i nt a i nt ha tf e e l i ngof ha ppi ne s s . Butt r ul y , i f a ny onei sc ont e ntwi t hwha ti sbe s t owe dupont he m,t he ywon’ tha v et ha te mpt yf e e l i nga nd c ont i nuouse f f or toft r yi ngt oi l l s uc hav oi dbyg oi nga ndbuyi ngs ome t hi ng“ j us tt of e e l be t t e r ” . Howar et heyac hi eved? How y oua c hi e v eha ppi ne s sa nds uc c e s si sdi fi c ul tt oputi nt owor dst ha twoul da ppl yt o e v e r y onebe c a us eoft her e l a t i vi t yoft het wowor ds . Ev e r ype r s onha ss pe c ii ce x pe c t a t i onsf r om l i f et oc a l lhi sorhe r ss uc c e s s f ula nd/ orha ppy . S omepe opl ea r eha ppywhe nt he yhe l pot he r s be c a us eoft ha tf e e l i ngofs e l ff uli l l me ntt he yg e t , s omeg e tt hes a mef e e l i ngwhe nt he yha v ea we l lpe r f or mi ng ,pr oi t a bl ebus i ne s s .Ot he r smi g htwa ntt oha v eaf a mi l y ,as t a bl el i f ewi t h mi ni ma ll uc t ua t i onsa ndt he ywoul dbeha ppya ndc ons i de rt he ms e l v e ss uc c e s s f ul a st he ymi g ht g a r ne ra l l wha tl i f eha st oof f e rwhi l enotov e rpe r f or mi ngi na nyofi t sa s pe c t s .

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Cant heyover l apordoyouhavet os ac r ii c eoneovert heot her ? Y ouwi l l he a rma nype opl es a yi ngt ha ty ouc a n’ tbeha ppya nds uc c e s s f ul . Thi sc ome sdownt ot he c ommonmi s c onc e pt i onwhe r es uc c e s si st houg htt obehi g hi na nc i a l s t a ndi ngorbe i ngape r s on ofhi g hs t a t usi nt hec ommuni t y . Howe v e r , a sme nt i one de a r l i e r ,i na nc i a ls t a ndi ngma yputy ou a te a s ewhe ni tc ome st ot hemone t a r ya s pe c t sof l i f e , be i ngawe l l knowni ndi vi dua l wi t hc e r t a i n s t a t usma yma kes omet hi ng se a s i e ri nl i f e . Thi sdoe snotne c e s s a r i l yma keoneaha ppype r s on. Toputi ti nt ope r s pe c t i v e ,as uc c e s s f ulwe l l knownde nt i s twhoha shi sorhe rownpr i v a t e pr a c t i c ewi t hs e v e r a l ot he rde nt i s t swor ki ngf orhi morhe rmi g htbei na nc i a l l ys uc c e s s f ul , buthe ors hemi g htbedoi ngi tont hee x pe ns eofs pe ndi ngt i mewi t hhi sorhe rf a mi l y , mi s s i ngouton bi r t hda y s ,g r a dua t i onc e r e moni e s ,a nni v e r s a r i e s ,t ona meaf e w.I ns uc hc a s e s ,s a c r ii c e sa r e ma det oa c hi e v ei na nc i a ls uc c e s sont hee x pe ns eofs pe ndi ngt i mewi t hf a mi l y , l i vi ngape a c e f ul l i f ea ndpos s i bl ye v e nha ppi ne s s


I si twor t ht hes ac r ii c es ? S uc ha c t i onsma yl e a v ey ouponde r i ngont het houg htof whe t he rs uc hs a c r ii c e sa r ewor t hdoi ng j us tt oha v et oomuc hofonet hi nga ndf or g e ta boute v e r yt hi nga nde v e r y onee l s e .Onemi g ht t hi nki t ’ soka ybe c a us enoonei sbe i ngha r me dbys uc ha c t i ons .Ipr ot e s t .S uc ha c t i ons ,i f pe r f or me dbyapa r e ntwi l l ha v ea ni mpa c tont he i rc hi l dr e n. I nawor l dwhe r ei na nc i a l powe ri s apr e r e qui s i t ef ors ur vi v a l , s omemi g htf e e lobl i g e dt oov e r wor kt he ms e l v e si nor de rt opr ovi de f ort he i rf a mi l i e s , muc ht ooof t e nont hee x pe ns eofe nr i c hi ngt he i rl i v e sa ndt he i rc hi l dr e n’ swi t h t hes ma l l t hi ng si nl i f e . Thi si nt ur nma ke sc hi l dr e nt hi nki ti st henor mt oi g nor ef a mi l ybondi ng a c t i vi t i e sa ndj us ta i ma tonet hi ngi nl i f e ,a ma s s i ngt hel a r g e s ta mountofwe a l t hpos s i bl et o “ e nj oy”l i f e .

I nor de rt oknowhowt oa c hi e v eha ppi ne s sa nds uc c e s sy ouha v et os e ty ourmi ndonwha ty ou wa ntt og e toutoft hi sl i f e . I si twe a l t h, f or t unea nds e l f be nei t ?I si ta bouthe l pi ngot he r sa nd ke e pi ngas mi l eone v e r y one ’ sf a c e ?I si ta boutha vi ngaha ppyf a mi l y?Ordoy ouwa nti ta l l ?Wi l l y oubeha ppywhi l ey oua r ea i mi ngt oa c hi e v ey ours oug hta f t e rs uc c e s sa ndwi l l i tma t t e rt oy ou whe t he re v e r y onee l s ea r oundy oui sha ppyorwi l l y ouf e e l ha ppya sl onga sy oua r edoi ngwha t y ouwa nt ?Ans we r i nga l lt hos eque s t i onswi l lhe l py oude c i dehow t obeha ppya nds uc c e s s f ul a ndr e me mbe r , t he r ei snowr onga ns we r . MohammedHus s ai nAlZai nal , BDS3

B O O K R E V I E W T h eF o r t yR u l e so fL o v eb yE l i fS h a f a k The i r s tque s t i ont ha tIa s ke dmy s e l fa sI t ur ne dt hel a s tpa g eofTheF or t yRul e sof Lov ewa s :how c omewewe r ene v e rt a ug ht t ol ov ewha twebe l i e v ei n? Anyde s c r i pt i onoft hi snov e li snote noug h; i tg oe s be y ond wor ds .A s pi r i t ua la nd uni quet r i pt ha tt a ke sy oua wa ys oy oug e t l os ti nt i mea nds pa c e , aj our ne yt oi ndt he t r uel ov eofone s e l fa ndt ot hel ov eofGod. Aj our ne yt oal a ndt ha tr e pl a c e da l lha t r e d a nde nvywi t hl ov ea ndt r a nqui l i t y . Ir e a dt henov e ls l owl ya ndc a r e f ul l yt r yi ng t oe mbr a c ea ndf e e le v e r ywor d. I tt ookme 4mont hst oi ni s hi tbe c a us eIwa nt e dt o hol dont oi ta sl onga spos s i bl e . I ti sabook Iwi l l dei ni t e l yr e r e a dmor et ha nonc e . Al t houg ht hec ov e rs a y st ha tt hes t or yi s a bout Rumi ,i n my opi ni on t he ma i n c ha r a c t e ri sS ha msa ndRumi c ome ss e c ond. Butt og e t he rt he ybe c omeone .Thes t or y t a ke sy out opl a c e sa ndma ke sy ouf a l li n l ov e wi t hS ha ms ,wi t h hi st a l la nd t hi n i g ur e . Il ov e dhi mf orhi ss t r ongs e ns ea nd be l i e f s .

Il ov e dhi mf ort hepur i t yofhi she a r ta nd hows ma l lIf e l ti nhi spr e s e nc e . Il ov e dhi m be c a us ehei sS ha ms-t heS un.Y oume e ta l ot of di f f e r e nt pe opl e f r om di v e r s e ba c kg r ounds . Ea c ha nde v e r yoneoft he mi s apuz z l epi e c ea ndt he ya l l c omet og e t he rt o ma keabe a ut i f ulma s t e r pi e c e ,TheF or t y Rul e sofLov e .Thes t or yha st wopa r a l l e l t i me l i ne s :t he i r s ti si nt he t hi r t e e nt h c e nt ur y a nd i t s pe a ks a bout t he me s me r i z i ngf r i e nds hi pbe t we e nRumia nd S ha ms .The s e c ond t a ke s pl a c ei nt he t we nt yi r s tc e nt ur ya nd i ts pe a ksa bout El l a ,as a d wi f e ,Az i zt heS uia nd t he i r he a r t r e ndi ngl ov es t or y . Thes t or yg otmei nt e r e s t e di nS ui s ma nd ma demewa ntt oe ng a g ei ni t st e a c hi ng s a ndr e a dmor ea bouti t . I ti sal i f e c ha ng i ngbook; i tma ke sy ouwa nt t odoe v e r yt hi ngf ort hes a keofl ov e ,a nd wha tl ov et ha ti s !I tma ke sy ouwa ntt odo g ooda ndbeg ooda ndbehuma na ndf e e l t hi ng s .I tmov e sa l ly ours e ns e s .I tma ke s y ouf e e l a l i v e . DeemaRas l an, BDS3

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ADa yi nt h el i f eo f a nI n t e r n Da r kne s s . Adi s t a nts ound. S l owl yIc omet omys e ns e sa ndr e a l i z et ha tt hes oundi st hebe e pi ngof mya l a r mc l oc k, i t s6. 30a m. Mye y e ss l owl ys t a r tt oc l os ea g a i na sIwi s ht os l e e pf orha l fa nhour mor ebut , t her e mi nde roft het hr e a tt ha ti st hee a r l ymor ni ngt r a fi cg i v e smet hemot i v a t i ont o g e toutofbe d. Af t e rar e f r e s hi ngs howe rIa mi na l l ya wa kea ndIdonmyna vybl ues c r ubst ha ti s myuni f or m. AsIg e tdr e s s e dIr e mi ndmy s e l f of mydut i e s ; Ia mt heg r oupl e a de rof c l i ni cDf ort he i nt e r nsa ndImus tc ol l e c ta l l t hei l e sf ormyg r oupa ndt he nma kes ur ea l l t hepa t i e nt sg e ti nt ot he c l i ni cf ort r e a t me nt . Ia l s oa ms upe r vi s i ngt hepe di a t r i cc l i ni cf ort hes t ude nt sa nda f t e rt ha tIha v e i nvi g i l a t i onf oraqui zf ort hef ounda t i ons t ude nt s. . . al ongda yi ts e e ms . Iwa l kt omys i det a bl e a ndpi c kupmyphone , wa l l e ta ndg l a s s e s , t hee s s e nt i a l sf ors ur vi v a li nt oda y’ sdome s t i cj ung l e . Fi na l l y , Ipi c kupmyna me t a gt ha tr e a ds“ Dr . S he hr e y a rCha udhr y” , a ndc l i pi ton. Re a di ngmyt i t l e a l wa y sg i v e smet ha ts ur g eofe ne r g yt ha tnoa mountofc of f e ec a n. Af t e raqui c kbr e a kf a s tIa m of f t of a c et heda y’ sc ha l l e ng e s . Not r a fi c . Ia m ha ppyt ha tIbe a tt hemor ni ngr us ha ndr e a c he dni c ea nde a r l ys e e msl i keag ood s t a r tt ot heda y . Ig r e e tt hec l i ni cDs e c r e t a r ya ndpr oc e e dwi t hmypr e r e he a r s e da c t i ons , as or tof pr e c l i ni c a l r i t ua l Idoe v e r ymor ni ng . Wa l ki ngt omyc ubi c l e , Il ooka tmyc ha i ra ndIi mme di a t e l y s t a r tt hedi s i nf e c t i onpr oc e dur e .Ne x t ,Ipl a c ea l lt heba r r i e r se x a c t l ywhe r et he yne e dt obe , c ov e r i nga l la r e a st ha tc oul dpos s i bl yl e a dt oc ont a mi na t i on;mypr e pa r a t i onsa r ec ompl e t e .A f unnyt houg htc r os s e smymi nd“ t hi smus tbehow De x t e rf e e l si nt hes how” .Wa l ki ngt ot he s e c r e t a r ya g a i n,Ic ol l e c tt he i l e sf r om he rf ort oda y sa ppoi nt me nt s .Il ooka ta l lt he i l e sa nd g r i m yt ml hi nkt omy s e l f“ Ibe tt he s ea r ea l le ndodont i cc a s e s ” .Put t i ngoner a ndom i l ea s i def or my s e l f ,Idi s t r i but et her e s ta mong s tmyg r oupme mbe r s .Theg r oa nsofdi s pl e a s ur ef r om my c ol l e a g ue sc oni r msmypr e di c t i on. Fi na l l yi ni s hi ngmydut i e sa sag r oupl e a de r ,Is i tmy s e l f down a ndl ooka tt he i l eIs e ta s i def ormy s e l fa nds e ewha tIha v et hi smor ni ng ;“ e ndo” . Ohj oy!S oI pr e pa r ea l lt hene e de di ns t r ume nt sa ndma t e r i a l sIne e da ndc a l li nt hepa t i e nt . Il a borha r dt o c ompl e t et hec a s eont i me , a nda f t e re v e r yt hi ngi si ni s he da ndt hepa t i e nti sdi s mi s s e d, Il ooka t t hec l oc ka nds e et ha tIha v ej us te noug ht i met oc l e a nup, wr i t ea nds i g nmyi l ea ndl ogbook. On c ompl e t i ngt hos et a s ks ,Il ooka tt hec l oc ka g a i nwi t hba r e l ye noug ht i met oe a tl unc h,a ndI s c r a mbl et ot hec a f e t e r i anott oe a tf ore nj oyme ntbutt oe a tt or e g a i ns omee ne r g yf ort her e s tof t heda y .

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Pe di a t r i cc l i ni cwi t ht hes t ude nt s .Is l ug g i s hl ywa l kdownt hec or r i dort i r e da ndwi s hi ngIt ook t ha te x t r aha l fa nhourofs l e e pi nt hemor ni ng ,whe nIhe a rs e v e r a ls t ude nt sc a l lf orhe l p; “ Doc t or ! ”a ndj us tl i ket ha tIa ma g a i ni l l e dwi t he ne r g ya si fs t r uc kbyl i g ht ni ng . Il ooka ta l lt he c a s e sa ndbys omemi r a c ul ousc oi nc i de nc et he ya r ea l le x t r a c t i ona ndIf e a rf ort hewor s t ;c l i ni c f ul lofc r yi nga nds hout i ngc hi l dr e na st he yt r yt or e s i s tt het r e a t me nt . Butt omyg r e a tpl e a s ur e e v e r yt hi ngwe nts moot hl ya ndqui e t l y , doIda r ebeopt i mi s t i ca ndt hi nkt oda y’ sc l i ni cwi l l beni c e a ndqui e t . Asi ff a i t hwa swa i t i ngf ormet ot hi nkt hi sunf or t una t et houg ht , ac hi l dwa l ksi nt ot he c l i ni ca ndi noneg l a nc e , Ir e a l i z eIha dj us tj i nx e dmy s e l f . Thes c r e a mst ha tpr oc e e de dwi t ht he t r e a t me ntwe r ea ts uc hahi g hpi t c ht ha tIc oul ds we a rt heg l a s sa r ounduswa sr e s ona t i ng , a ndt he dur a t i onofe a c hs c r e a mc oul dha v ema dea nOl ympi cs wi mme rpr oud. Thec hi l ds t r ug g l e dwi t h s uc hf e r oc i ous ne s st ha tma demet hi nkt hi sc hi l dc oul dha v ebe e napr owr e s t l e ri napa s tl i f e. . . a ndweha v e n’ te v e ng i v e nt hea ne s t he s i ay e t . Af t e rs t r ug g l i ngwi t hwha ts e e me dl i kea ne t e r ni t y , t hee x t r a c t i onwa sc ompl e t ea ndt hec l i ni c sf ort heda ywe r eov e r , butmyda yi s n’ ty e ti ni s he d. As Iwa l ka c r os st hec a mpust ot heCol l e g eofMe di c i ne , If e e ll i kes omes or tofe x pl or e re nt e r i nga n unf a mi l i a rt e r r i t or y . Ir e a c ht hec l a s st ha tIa ms uppos e dt obei na nds t a r tt hequi z . Tha nkf ul l y , t hi si saqui e tbunc ha ndt hequi zi ni s he squi c kl ya ndpe a c e f ul l y . Le a vi ngt hec a mpus , Ir e a c hhomequi c kl ya ndt he nt her e s tof t heda yi ni s he sof f i nabl ur . Iwa t c h s omeTV, e a tdi nne ra ndr e a dabooka ndt hene x tt hi ngIknow, Ia m ba c ki nbe di na l l yg e t t i ng s omer e s t ; a ndt he nda r kne s sa g a i n. Adi s t a ntf a mi l i a rs ound. Looksl i ket hec y c l er e s t a r t s . Dr . Shehr eyarChaudhr y I nt e r na tUni v e r s i t yDe nt a l Hos pi t a l S ha r j a h

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Un i v e r s i t yo f B r i t i s hC o l u mb i a , C a n a d a Ia m apr oudg r a dua t ef r om UoSCDM -Cl a s sof ‘ 14.Thes i xy e a r sIs pe ntt he r ewe r et hebe s t y e a r sof myl i f e. . . s of a r ! Myg oa l ha da l wa y sbe e n t oi ni s h de nt a ls c hoola nd t he nc ont i nuemy e duc a t i oni nCa na da ,a ndt ha nkf ul l y ,I ’ m now a g r a dua t es t ude nti nt he Pr os t hodont i c s MS c Pr og r a ma tt heFa c ul t yof De nt i s t r y-Uni v e r s i t yof Br i t i s hCol umbi a , i nbe a ut i f ul Va nc ouv e r . Wha ts houl dy oue x pe c ta f t e rg r a dua t i ng ?Ex pe c t t of e e ll os t .The r ea r es o ma ny opt i onsa nd pos s i bi l i t i e sa f t e rg r a dua t i on, t ha ti tmi g hts e e m ov e r whe l mi ng . “ Wha ts houl dIdo?How s houl dI doi t ?I st hi swha t ’ sr i g htf orme ? ”Wea t t e mptt o a ns we rs oma nyque s t i onsi nas hor tt i met ha twe t e nd t oc onf us e our s e l v e s .Tha t ’ s why i t ’ s i mpor t a ntt o ke e py oure y e sope n,a nd mi nd f oc us e d,dur i ngy ourt i mei nde nt a ls c hool .Fi nd y ourpa s s i on, a ndt r yt os e ns ewha tpa t hi sr i g ht f ory ou. The r e ’ snone e dt or us h, none e dt oma ke i mpul s i v ede c i s i ons .Le ty ourpa s s i ong ui det he wa yf ory ou.I ti s ,howe v e r ,i mpor t a ntt os t a r t t hi nki ng ,pl a nni ng ,a ndpr e pa r i nge a r l y ,i nor de r t of uli l l y ourvi s i onsoft hef ut ur e .

Wha tdi dIg a i nf r om US DS A?Tome , US DS Awa s my pa s s i on. US DS A r e s e mbl e d c ha ng e , mot i v a t i on, i ma g i na t i on, a nds t r e ng t h. Dur i ngmy t i mei nde nt a l s c hool , Il e a r ne dmor ef r om US DS A t ha nIdi df r om a nyt hi nge l s e .I nt e r a c t i nga nd be i ngapa r tofs uc ha na s s oc i a t i ont e a c he sy ous o ma nyt hi ng st ha ty ou’ l lbe nei tf r om dur i nga nd a f t e rUoS .US DS At e a c he st e a mwor k,pr obl e m s ol vi ng ,a nd i nt e r a c t i on s ki l l s .I t bui l ds c oni de nc e , s e l f e s t e e m, a nds e l f a wa r e ne s s .Y ou be c ome mor ei nv ol v e di nt he f a c ul t y ,a nd i n s oc i e t y .Thel i f el e s s onst ha tc a nbeg a i ne df r om US DS A,notonl yhe l pusg r ow a sde nt i s t sa nd s t ude nt s , butt he ya l s ohe l pusi mpr ov ea shuma n be i ng s . Nowt ha tIa mc ont i nui ngmye duc a t i oni n Ca na da , Is t i l l us e , a ndbe nei tf r om, t hes ki l l st ha t

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Ide v e l ope da sar e s ul tofmyi nv ol v e me ntwi t h US DS A.I ti ss uc har a r eoppor t uni t yt oha v ea g r e a ta s s oc i a t i ont ha tj oi nss oma nywonde r f ul pe opl ef orabr i l l i a ntc a us e ;i twoul dbeas ha me t onott a kea dv a nt a g eofi t .

Mya dvi c et oa l lde nt a ls t ude nt si s :Donotwa s t e y ouroppor t uni t yt ol e a r n.Tha tmi g hts ound s i mpl e , butt hei mpor t a nc eoft ha ts t a t e me nti s n’ t unde r s t oodbyal otofus .De nt a ls c hooli st he be s t ,i fnott heonl y ,pl a c ewhe r ey ouha v et hi s muc hg ui da nc ea nde x pe r t i s et ohe l py oul e a r n. Ta ke a dv a nt a g e ofe v e r yc l i ni c a lhour ,t a ke a dv a nt a g eofe v e r yl e c t ur e ,t a kea dv a nt a g eof e v e r yc onf e r e nc e ,a ndt a kea dv a nt a g eofe v e r y e v e nt . Ev e r yoppor t uni t yt ha tpa s s e s , br i ng swi t h i tknowl e dg et ha twi l l beof v a l uea ts omepoi nti n y ourc a r e e r . Y ouwi l lbui l df r i e nds hi psa ndbondswi t hy our c ol l e a g ue sa nd t e a c he r s ,whi c h wi l ll a s tal ot l ong e rt ha nt hes i xy e a r sy ous pe ndhe r e . Y ouwi l l be i nv ol v e di ne v e nt st ha tnotma ny de nt a l s t ude nt si nt hewor l da r ef or t una t ee noug ht o e x pe r i e nc e . Iwa s , a ndy oua r e , v e r yl uc kyt obea t t heCol l e g eofDe nt a lMe di c i nei nUoS . Wemi g ht ov e r l ookt ha ta tt i me s ,butwea r ev e r ybl e s s e d. Ta kea dv a nt a g eoft het i mey ouha v ehe r e , i twi l l l y by wi t houty ou e v e n knowi ng .I ti sy our de c i s i onwha ty ouma keofi t .I ti sy ourde c i s i on wha ty ouma keofy our s e l f .


Gr a t i t ude

Thes oundofc ons t r uc t i onwor ke r swokemeup t hi sFr i da ybe c a us ea f t e ral ongwe e kIs l e ptwi t h t hewi ndowsope n.Ang r ywor dsr us he dt hr oug h myhe a dwhi l emye y e swe r es t i l ls hut . I t ' ss t i l lnot s a f et oc a l lour" wi nt e r " ,wi nt e ry e ta ndmywe l l f unc t i oni ngbodydi dnotma keav e r yg oodj obi n home os t a s i s .Myf ur yg r e wi nt e ns e l y;Ic oul dn’ t ma kes e ns eofmya ng e r .S udde nl y ,Iwa ss hutmi d s e nt e nc ea ss i l e nc et ookov e ra ndas of tc ol dbr e e z e f oundi t swa yt hr oug hmywi ndow a ndt omybe d, c a r r yi ngwi t hi tmor ni ngs c e nt sf r om a l lt hepr i or wi ndowsi te nt e r e d,e nt e r i ngmynos t r i l sa ndmy br onc hi ol e sa nds e t t l i ngt he r e .Ic l os e dmye y e s , i nha l e dde e pl ya nds mi l e d.Iponde r e dov e rt he mome nt ;i t ' sFr i da ymor ni ng ,8 a m.I n al ovi ng homea ndawa r m be d, wi t hnumba r msa ndadr y mout h.Iha v eahomea ndabe da ndt woa r msa nd Ic a nt a s t ea nds me l l a ndhe a r . Iha v eamout ha nda nos ea nde a r s . Ior g a ni z e dmypl a nsf ort heda yi n myhe a d.Iha v edr e a msa nda s pi r a t i ons .Is t r e t c h a ndputmyt oe sont hec ol dl oor ;as hi v e rr uns t hr oug hmybody . Iha v et oe sa ndIf e e l . Iha v emor e t ha nwha tIwoul de v e ra s kf or , Ia m bl e s s e d. If e e l . I a m ahuma n. Ia mg r a t e f ul . Iwhi s pe ra" t ha nky ou" a nda i mi tupwa r ds .S e ndi ti nt ot hea t mos phe r e . Wi t has t r ongf a i t hwi t hi nt ha ti twi l l r e a c h. Be c a us e Hei st he r e ,Hei she r e ,Hei se v e r ywhe r e .Hei s c l os e rt oy out ha ny ourj ug ul a rv e i n. Cl oud

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Gol de nCha i ns

Col our e di nbl a c ka ndpa i nt e di nwhi t e , wi t h hi sg ol de nha i rwhi c hs wa y e dwi t ht hes of t wi ndt ha twhi s t l e di nhi se a r s . Hi si r m ha nds l oos e ne dabi tnowa shi snos edi s c ov e r e dt he vi ol e tf r a g r a nc eoft hel a v e nde ri e l da ndhi s e y e shi dbe hi ndt he i rc ov e r s . Wha tma dehi m onc es c a r e da ndunl e a s he dhi sda r ke s tf e a r s wa snow c omf or t i nghi ma nd unt yi nghi s mos tc ompl i c a t e d r i bbons a nd pe r ha ps s e t t i ngf r e et oas oult ha tnotonc enort wi c e butt hous a ndsoft i me sg ott r a ppe dbe hi nd de s t i ny’ sf or c eofe v e nt s .Hi sl e g st ooks ma l l a nds hor ts t e pst ha ti ndi c a t e dhow t e r r ii e d hewa sof wha thewa sa boutt odo. Hows c a r y i twa sf orhi mt ot r yt het a s t eoft heme di c i ne t he yc a l l “ c ha ng e ” .Theg ol de nc upsa ndf or ks s t i l lpl a t e dhi sha ndsl i ket he ys t i l ls e t t l e di n t he m.Andt hec l a s s i cme l odyofe v e r yni g ht c oul ds t i l lbedr a wnba c koft ha ts c a t t e r e d mi ndofhi s ,we a vi nghi ss t or yi ns c a t t e r e d f r a me s . The bi r ds c hi t t e r e d t r yi ng t o pe r s ua det ha the a r tof hi st oope nupf r omt he g ol de nr e s t r i c t i onsa ndc ha ng et hec l a s s i c a l me l odyt os ome t hi ngmor ef a mi l i a rt ot he unpol l ut e d mi ndsofhuma ns ,pe r ha pst he me l odyofl i f e .Hi sha ndspl a y e d wi t ht he l a v e nde r sa ndhi se y e sbl oome d. S t e pbys t e p, hewa sbr e a ki ngt hec ha i ns ; t hei r s ts t e pwa s owni ng t he c our a g ea nd s e c ond wa st he a c t i onofi t . As mi l et r a c e dov e rhi swhi t ef a c e a ndhef e l tj oy ousa ndf r e e . Hekne wnowwhy hi sbr ot he rdi s a ppe a r e da ndne v e rr e t ur ne d, hekne w now wha tl i v e dbe hi ndt hec a s t l e a ndwha tl i v e dunde ri t , hef oras e c ondnow, dr e w hi sf ut ur epl a na he a d.Hekne w now wha ther e a l l ya i msf orot he rt ha ns ki ppi ng hi spi a nol e s s onsa ndpl a yi ngt heg ui t a r .He wa nt e dt heme di c i ne ,t houg hi tt a s t e ds we e t a ndmor et ha npa l a t a bl e ,buti fi tha st obe c a l l e dame di c i nebyhi sf a mi l y ,t he nhewa s s i c ke rt ha ne v e r . The ywi l l behe r ei nami nut e ort woa ndhe ’ l l ha v et or e t ur nt ot hepr i s onof pa r a di s e .Buthec oul ds we a rheha dne v e r f e l ta sf r e ea snow, a sdi f f e r e nta snow, a sa l i v e a snow.Andi ft hi smome ntha dt obea ny l ong e r ,t he nhewoul dha v es l e pthe r eunt i l de a t hr i ppe dhi ma wa yf r om t hes of ty e ti r m e mbr a c eoft hel a v e nde r s .Ther oy a lt i me s a r e n' ti nc a s t l e s ,het houg ht .Ther oy a lt i me s a r e n' tt i me swhe n wef e e lr e s t r a i ne da nd a f r a i d ofl i f e ’ sc i r c ums t a nc e s ,but r a t he r e nc our a g e dt oe x pe r i e nc el i f e . . .I ni t sf ul l c ol our s . T. M.

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Wor l dl yPe r s ona l De l us i ons

Cr i t i c a l a na l y s i s : whe nt he r ea r el i ne suponhi sf a c ef r om al i f e t i meofs mi l e s , t hewor l dha se mbr a c e d t he i rf a t ewi t ha na ptofa g ony , " t r uel ov ene v e rdi e s . "The s ewe r et hewor dsut t e r e dpe r pe t ua l l yby He l e ni nt hea r t i c l e , " Wor l dl yPe r s ona l De l us i ons , "na r r a t e dwi t hag r a nde urs e ns eof a r oma t i cna t ur e , byN. K. Ga ma l . Y e a r sa r ec ha ng i ng , da y sg r owl ong e ra ndni g ht sg r ows hor t e r , butnot hi ngwoul dwi n ov e rHe l e n' ss oot hi nge s s e nc eofl ov e . Buts ome t hi ngl i ng e r i ngde e pi nhe rmi nut ev e i nsr unni nga f t e r t hebl oodofc ul t ur a lhe r i t a g ei nours oc i e t y ,s ome t hi ngv e r yi r oni c ;as a t i r i cc ons pi r a c ywhi c h i l l umi na t e st hebodya nds oul ," wor l dl ypl e a s ur e s . "Wor l dl ypl e a s ur e sha v epus he dl ov ea wa yt o c onque rt het hr one , whi l eha unt i ngHe l e n' ss oul ; s hemov e da wa yf r om he rl ov es oe l e g a nt l yl i kef a i nt l i g htt ha tqui v e r sunde rt hef or es e e ki ngs ha dow.I ma g i ney our s e l fi nav a s ti e l dwi t hapl a i nl a nd s ur r oundi ngy oul i kepi l g r i ma g e swi t hhe a v e nl ya i rda nc i ngi ny ourwe a r ynos t r i l sa ndl i f t i ngy our ha i rt os t a nde r e c t ; wi t hnoonet oc ouns e l y ou, f ory ouha v ebe e ne mot i ona l l yde s t r uc t e d. Thi swa st he s i t ua t i onofHe l e n' svi c t i m ofl ov e .F ort e ny e a r sha vi ngbe e nt og e t he r ,unde rt het i t l eofl ov e , c ompa s s i on,pl e a s ur e ,a ndr e s pe c t ,a l lt hi spr ov e dt obeav a l ueofnot hi ng .He l e nwa sat a unt i ng f ug i t i v ea ndc hos ewor l dl yma t t e r sov e rhe rl ov e , buthe rvi c t i m wa sama nofhi sc hi l dhood. Hewa sa ma nofr e s pe c ta ndr e l i g i onwhe ni tc a met oHe l e n. Hewa sc ons pi c uousa boute v e r yt hi ngt ha tHe l e n di d. Het a ug hthe rr i g htf r om wr ong . Hec ompe l l e dhe rt oc ha ng equa l i t i e st ha twe r ede e pl ybur i e di n he rt hr oug hc ouns e l i nga ndmut ua l unde r s t a ndi ng . Hei mpl i e dama nl y hoodc ont r ol ov e rHe l e n. Onc e hes a y s ," no, "t he nwi t houta nyf ur t he ra r g ume nt ,He l e ni spl e a s e di nwha t e v e rt he ywe r et a l ki ng a bout . I t ' sl i kei r ei nt oi c e . ButHe l e nt ur ne di ti nt oaba t t l ei e l dwhe r es heha sc hos e nt obeHi t l e ra nd he rl ov e ri nduc e dhi ms e l font ot heba t t l ei e l dt obet heg r e a tCa e s a rofhi st i me . Wor l dl ypl e a s ur e s a ppe a l e dt ohe rc ons e c ut i v e l ya ndt ha twa spr ov e nt hr oug hhe ra c t i ons .S hes t a r t e dt odi s r e s pe c t pol i c i e sa ndt e a rpa c t st ha twe r es i g ne dbe t we e nt het wog r e a te mpe r or sa ndt hi sha dar e a l l y ne g a t i v ei mpa c tonHe l e n' se nc ha nt i ngt e r r i t or y ." Ev e r yt hi ngc ome sa ndg oe s ,butIg oonf or e v e r , " ut t e r e dt hey oungma ne l e g a nt l y . " Pe opl ea l wa y sl e a v e , butIwon' tl e ta ny ones a yourl ov ei s n' twor t h i t ,a ss he( He l e n)di ds ome t hi ngnonee v e rdoe s ,s hec a meba c k. "Thevi c t i m wi s he df r om hi sde e p e nt i t yt ha thec oul ds a yt he s ewor ds . Ont hec ont r a r ys hene v e rc a meba c k. . . t r ut hha sl os ti t st e mpe r . " . . . Ev e ny ouHe l e n, "s a i dt heg r e a tCa e s a r . AhmadTaw i q

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Iwa sbl i nde dwhe nI i r s tkne ws hee x i s t e d. F or t una t e l y ,Godbl e s s e dmewi t he a r st ohe a r he rs ymphoni cv oi c e . I twa s n’ tc l e a r , butr a t he r v a g uea ndl ow.Asi fs ome oneha dbl oc ke dmy e a r swi t hapi e c eofc l ot h. Whe ne v e rIhe a r dhe r t a l k,Ii ns t a nt l yt r i e dt oe s c a pea nyt hi ngt ha t s t oppe dmef r om g e t t i ngt os e e ,he a r ,ore v e n t a l kt ohe r . I twa s n’ ta se a s ya sIt houg hti twoul dbe ,not be i nga bl et os e ehe rwa sunbe a r a bl ydi fi c ul t , butIne v e rg a v eup. Ide c i de dt oha v eas ur g e r y . Iwa s n’ tunc ons c i oust hr oug houtt hes ur g e r y;I f e l te v e r yt hi ng . I ns t e a dofha vi ngwor ke donmy e y e , t hedoc t orwa spul l i ngmyhe a dba c kwa r ds . Iha dt r i e dt ot hi nkwhyhedi ds owhe nhe r v oi c e i nt e r r upt e d my t houg ht .S he wa s s c r e a mi nga nd c r yi ng ;s hewa si n pa i n.The doc t orpul l e dmor e ,a ndwi t he v e r ypul lIg ot s que e z e dbutl i g htg r e ws t r ong e r . It r i e dt of oc us mor eonhe rv oi c ea ndt houg htt omy s e l f“ how

di ds heg e the r e ; s hepr oba bl yknowsme , a ndi s a se a g e ra nda nx i ousa sIa mt ol ooka the ra nd s e e he rf a c ef ort he i r s tt i me ” .The doc t or s t a r t e dt o pul l ha r de r .F e w mor es t r oke s f ol l owe dbyf e wmor epul l sa ndIwa si na l l yout ! Ii na l l yope ne dmye y e sa nds t a r t e dt os e e . Iwa st ooha ppyt ha tIs t a r t e dt oc r yr i g hta f t e ri t . Hol di ngmeups i dedown,t hedoc t ora ng r i l y s t a r t e dt os l a mmybut t oc ks , whi c hma demec r y mor e .Wi t hamuc hc l e a r e rv oi c e ,Ic oul dhe a r he rc r i e sa g a i n,a ndi twa smor ei nj oyr a t he r t ha ni npa i n.S he i na l l yr e que s t e dt ohol dme . Ass oona sIr e a c he dhe r ,s hehug g e dmea ndI hug g e dhe rba c k, e v e ns t r ong e r . Mymom a ndI we r ei na l l yuni t e d. Ic oul dt e l l byt het oneof he r c r yhowmuc hs hel ov e dme , butt ha tc a nne v e r bel ov e . I ti ss ome t hi ngbe y ondl ov e , s ome t hi ng onl ymot he r sknow. S ome t hi ngI ’ dbe e nbl e s s e d wi t ha nds ome t hi ngIs houl dt ha nkGodf or . NoorAlRahmanKhal i d


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“ Al l ourdr e a msc a nc omet r ue , i fweha v et hec our a g et opur s uet he m”Wa l tDi s ne y . Thes oundof t e e t hbe i ngdr i l l e da l ongwi t ht hes i g htof ama nwe a r i ngadr e a de dwhi t ec oa ta ndma s kwe r et he hor r or sIf a c e da tt hede nt i s t . Fr om av e r yy ounga g e , Iha dma nypr obl e mswi t hmyt e e t ht ha t c ont i nuee v e nnow whi l ewe a r i ngbr a c e s . He a r i ngmypa r e nt ss a y , l e t ’ st a keat r i pt ot hede nt i s t l e dt oa bs ol ut et e r r or . Ev e r yt i meaba byt oot hwi g g l e d, Iwa sf r i g ht e ne df ormyl i f e . Nowl ooki ng ba c k,Ir e a l i z et ha tmyf e a rwa sov e re x a g g e r a t e dbutc ommont omos tc hi l dr e na tt ha ta g e . Howe v e r , t hi si snota boutwhyIwa sa f r a i dt og ot ot hede nt i s tbutwhyIwa ntt obe c omeone . My mot he r , whoi sa ni ns pi r a t i ont ome , i ns t i l l e dt hev a l ueofhone s t y , c ompa s s i on, l ov ea ndpa t i e nc e f r om av e r yy ounga g e . Tha tr e s ona t e dwi t hmea ndi ns pi r e dmet owa ntt ohe l ppe opl e . S i nc eI wa nt e dt oha v eas e ns eofwha tt hede nt i s t si nmyde nt a lofi c er e a l l ydo,Ia s ke dmype di a t r i c de nt i s ti fIc oul ds ha dowhi ma ndheg l a dl ya g r e e d. Al t houg hIwa sma i nl ya nobs e r v e r , Iha dt he oppor t uni t yt oi nt e r a c twi t ht hepa t i e nt sa nds e ema nype di a t r i cde nt a lpr oc e dur e spe r f or me d. Hee x pos e dmet oadi v e r s epa t i e ntpopul a t i onwi t hdi f f e r e ntde nt a lpr obl e msa ndne e ds .I obs e r v e da shede a l twi t he a c hpa t i e nti ndi vi dua l l ya ndt r e a t e de a c honet ot hebe s tofhi sa bi l i t y . Hef a mi l i a r i z e dmewi t hs t r a t e g i e sf oror a lhe a l t he ndor s e me nta nddi s e a s epr e v e nt i on.He a l l e vi a t e dt hef e a rIha da sac hi l da shede mons t r a t e dc ompa s s i ont owa r dshi spa t i e nt sa s s ua g i ng t he m wi t hl ov ea ndpa t i e nc e . Tha ti st her e a s onwhys ha dowi ngmype di a t r i cde nt i s tma deme c hoos ede nt i s t r y .Andda ya f t e rda yIbe c a meay oungg i r l ,a ndofc our s emye nt i r emi ndwa s c ha ng e d.Twoy e a r sa g o,Ivi s i t e dt hede nt i s twhowa ss oki nda ndwa sa l wa y st a l ki nga bout de nt i s t r y , c onv c i nc i ngmet oc hoos ei ta sama j or . Att hee ndhewoul da s kme“ Za i na b, wha tdi d y oude c i det os t udya f t e ry ou i ni s hhi g hs c hool ? ”It ol dhi m“ me di c i ne , Iwa ntt obeadoc t or , a smy g r a de sa r ehi g h” . Hes t oppe dwor ki ngf orawhi l ea ndheg a v emet hedi a g nos t i cs e tt ha theus e d t oc he c kmymout h, a ndhes a i d“ t a ket hi s , be l i e v emet hi swi l l c ha ng ey ourmi nda ndf ut ur e , a nd a l wa y sr e me mbe r , i t ’ snott hema r kst ha tde c i dewha tt os t udy , i t sy ourdr e a m” . Att hebe g i nni ngI wa ss t udyi ngme di c i nedur i ngf ounda t i ony e a r , a ndIpa s s e di t , butt he nIc ha ng e dmyma j ort o de nt i s t r y!YES ,Iwa ntt os t udyde nt i s t r y;Iwa ntt oa c hi e v emydr e a ms i nc eIwa sc hi l d.Asa de nt i s t ,onemus tbeha ndya ndc r e a t i v e .Thi spe r t a i nst omebe c a us eIha v ebe e npa s s i ona t e a bout a r ta nd i t se f f e c t on s t i mul a t i ng e mot i ons a nd t houg ht s .Vi e wi ng a r tc r e a t e s c ommuni c a t i onbe t we e nmea ndt hepi c t ur eors c ul pt ur e .Looki ngi nt ot hef ut ur e ,Iwi l lbe obl i g e dt of uli l lmya mbi t i onofwor ki ngwi t hi nt hede nt i s t r ypr of e s s i on.Ia mi ns pi r e d,a r me d wi t hc oni de nc ea ndc ompa s s i ona t et oa c hi e v et hi sg oa l .Oneda y ,whe nIc ompl e t emyde nt a l s c hoole duc a t i on,Ihopet ohe l pc hi l dr e nl i ket hepe di a t r i cde nt i s tt ha tIs ha dowe d.Al wa y s r e me mbe r , e v e r yt oot hi nama n’ smout hi smor ev a l ua bl et ha nadi a mond. Zai nabKi f ah

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L I F EB E Y ONDDE NT I S T R Y Mu a yT h a i Ii r s tt ookonMua yTha it ol e a r ns e l fde f e nc eba c ki n2010. S oona f t e r , If oundmypa s s i on. Box i ngf ormei smor et ha nj us tas por t . I t ’ sac ha l l e ng ebye v e r yme a ns .Ame nt a lmor et ha n aphy s i c a lone . Pus hi ngmy s e l fe v e r ys e s s i ont odoonemor er oundbe f or ec ol l a ps i ngont he l oorwa st het oug he s tpa r t . The ys a y“ y ourmi ndg i v e supbe f or ey ourbodydoe s . ”Thr oug h box i ng ,Iha dt opr a c t i c et hes ki l l sofc ommi t me nt ,de t e r mi na t i ona ndmos ti mpor t a nt l y , di s c i pl i ne . Box i nga l l owe dmet ode t a c hmy s e l ff r om myda i l yg r i ndsa ndi the l pe dmebe c ome aha ppi e r , he a l t hi e ri ndi vi dua l . I ns umme r2013, Ide c i de dt os pe ndamont ha tami x e dma r t i a l a r t st r a i ni ngc a mpi nPhuke t , Tha i l a nd, de di c a t i ngs e v e nhour sada yt ot r a i ni nga nde nha nc i ngmys ki l l s . I twa shomea wa y f r om home . Iha v ene v e re x pe r i e nc e das i t ua t i onwhe r eIha dt opus hmy s e l fa smuc ha sIdi d dur i ngt ha tmont h. Pa i nf ull e g sa nds or emus c l e s , Iha dt of or c emy s e l foutofmybung a l ow, downt her oa dt ot hec a mp, f ora not he rt hr e ehour sofi nt e ns i v et r a i ni ng . Att hee ndofmyonemont h,Ide c i de dt oputa l lmyl e a r ni nga ndt r a i ni ngt ot heul t i ma t e c ha l l e ng e . My i r s tMua yTha ii g ht . Iwa st r e mbl i ngwi t hf e a r , myl e g ss ha ki ng . Wonde r i ngt o my s e l f wha tone a r t ha mIdoi ng . I tt ooke v e r ys i ng l ea t omi nmybodyt og a t he ra l l myc our a g e a ndc oni de nc et og e ti nt ot ha tr i ng . Thi swa sbyf a rt hea bs ol ut eg r e a t e s tc ha l l e ng eofmyl i f e . Af t e rt hr e er oundsof c ont r ol l e dme nt a l a ndphy s i c a l c ompe t i t i on, Ic oni r me dt ha tANYTHI NG i spos s i bl e !Iha dpus he dmy s e l f be y ondt hee dg eof myc omf or tz onea nddi s c ov e r e dame nt a l s t r e ng t hi nmeIdi dn' tknowe x i s t e d. Thi smome nt , wa st hehi g hl i g htofmyl i f e .

Box i ngt omei snotj us tas por t . I t ’ sal i f e s t y l et ha tt r a i ne dmet ode mons t r a t es e l f c oni de nc e , c our a g e ,wi l l powe ra nddi s c i pl i neda ya f t e rda y .Inow know t ha tt hr oug hpr a c t i c i ngt he s e qua l i t i e s , Ic a ns uc c e e di nwha t e v e rIc hoos e !Ie nc our a g ea l lofy out oi ndy ourpa s s i ona nd a l l owi tt oc ha ng ey ourl i f e . Hi baAbdul hadi

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L I F EB E Y ONDDE NT I S T R Y At h l e t e s —b o r no rma d e ? Ipi c ke dupmyr a c ke ta tt hea g eoff oura nds i nc et he n, myj our ne yi nt e nni ss t a r t e d. Iha t e dt he g a mea tt hebe g i nni ng , a sIwa st hes l owe s ta ndwe a ke s ti nmyt e a m. Whe nIt ur ne d12, Is t a r t e d pl a yi ngt our na me nt sa nda tma nyt i me sIwoul dqui t ,a f r a i dofl os i ng .I ns e v e nt hg r a de ,Iwa s di a g nos e dwi t hpne umoni a ,a nds t a y e dbe dr i dde nf ort hr e emont hs .Af t e rt ha tIs t a r t e df r om s c r a t c h. I tt ookmeal ongt i met or e c ov e r , notknowi ngi fIwoul dbea bl et or una g a i n. Mypa r e nt s we r edei ni t e l ymyma i ns uppor t . The yt a ug htmet oa c c e ptmyf a i l ur e sa ndke e pong oi ng . The y we r ebot ha t hl e t e sa ndt he ye ng a g e dmei nma nydi f f e r e nts por t s ,s uc ha ss wi mmi nga nd c l i mbi ng . Ex e r c i s ei nde e dha si mpr ov e dmyi t ne s s , s t r e ng t ha ndme nt a l a bi l i t i e s . I ns pi t eoft he s e a dv a nt a g e s , howe v e r , i t ’ snots oe a s yt oke e pg oi ng , a sIg e tl ot sofpe s s i mi s t i ct houg ht sa ndf e a r s , e s pe c i a l l ya f t e rbe c omi ngade nt a ls t ude nta ndha vi ngt owor kha r de rt ha nIe v e rdi d. Thi si sof c our s e , i na ddi t i ont ot hes i g nii c a nta mountoft i meIs pe ndi nuni v e r s i t y . Wha tma ke smeag oodpl a y e ri spr a c t i c e .Pr a c t i c ema ke spe r f e c ta ndt hemor eIpr a c t i c e ,t he be t t e rIbe c ome . Te nni si snotj us ta bouts t r oke sa ndhi t t i ngt heba l l s ki l l f ul l ybe c a us e70% oft he g a mei sa bouti t ne s s . Myt r a i ni ngi sac ombi na t i onofs pe e d, s t r e ng t h, c oor di na t i on, a ndba l a nc e . Ont heot he rha nd, wha tha sabi g g e ri mpa c tt ha npr a c t i c eort a l e nti sme nt a lt oug hne s s , whi c h wa s , a nds t i l li s , ac ha l l e ng et ome . I tpus he dmef ur t he ra ndhe l pe dmebui l da na r mort ha tnot onl yhe l pe dmei nmyg a me , buta l s opr ot e c t e dmef r om r oc kst ha tl i f eha dt hr owni nmywa y . Ipl a y e d wi t ht hena t i ona lt e a m ofUAE f orac oupl eofy e a r s ,t he n Ide c i de dt oj oi nt he pe r f or ma nc et e a mi nAlWa s e lc l ub. Ig ott hec ha nc et or e pr e s e ntmyc ount r yi nt e r na t i ona l l yi n ma ny di f f e r e ntt our na me nt s .One ofmy f a v or i t e ma t c he s wa st he s ubr e g i ona ldoubl e s t our na me nt ,whe r eIpl a y e dwi t hmypa r t ne rwhowa sr a nke d200i nt heWome n’ sTe nni s As s oc a t i on( WTA) . Thi sma demeg a i nal otofe x pe r i e nc e .

I t ' sv e r yi mpor t a ntf orde nt a ls t ude nt st oe x e r c i s ei nor de rt os t r e ng t he nt he i rmus c l e sa nd mi ni mi z ef a t i g uea nd s t r a i n.Thi swi l la bs ol ut e l yi nl ue nc et he i rpr a c t i c a la nd s oc i a ls ki l l s pos i t i v e l y . Pl a yi ngs por t si sawonde r f ult hi ngt hr oug hwhi c hy ouc a nl e a r nal ota bouty our s e l f , y oure mot i ons , a ndy ourc ha r a c t e r . I tt e a c he sy ouhowt oma s t e rde a l i ngwi t hdi fi c ul ts i t ua t i ons wi t hde t e r mi na t i ona ndt oi g ht ,e v e nwhe ny ou' r ea tt hee dg eofde f e a t .Wea r ea l lbor nwi t h di f f e r e nta bi l i t i e s , butwebui l da ndma keourowndr e a ms ! Li nNi z ar

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L I F EB E Y ONDDE NT I S T R Y P h o t o g r a p h y —c o u l di tb et h e wo r l d ’ sb e s th o b b y ? Now t ha te v e r y one ha s be c ome a phot og r a phe r wi t ht he i rS ma r t Phone s ,t he wor l d of phot og r a phyha sc ha ng e df or e v e r .Andwi t hj us tal i t t l emor eknowl e dg ea nde f f or t , phot og r a phy c a nbe c ome , f ory ou, t hebe s thobbyofwhi c hy ouc oul de v e rdr e a m. Wha tma ke sag r e a thobby?Bydi c t i ona r ydei ni t i on, ahobbyi ss ome t hi ngt ha tt a ke sy ououtof y ourda i l yl i f et ha tg i v e sy oupl e a s ur ea ndr e l a x a t i on.Byt ha tdei ni t i on, ma nya c t i vi t i e sc oul dbe c a l l e dhobbi e s :e nj oyi ngac upofc of f e ea tt hel oc a lc of f e es hop;ore a t i ngani c eme a li ny our f a v or i t er e s t a ur a ntf ore x a mpl e . ButIt hi nkahobbyi smor et ha nj us tpl e a s ur ea ndr e l a x a t i on—bymydei ni t i onahobbys houl d g i v ey ouac r e a t i v eout l e t , a ndi de a l l ya l s oy ous houl dbea bl et os ha r ei twi t hot he r s , be c a us eI be l i e v et heke yt or e a le nj oyme nt , i ss ha r i ngame mor yoramome nti nt i mewi t hs ome oney ou c a r ea bout .S ot ome e tmydei ni t i onof ahobbyt ha ti nc l ude sc of f e eorf oodf ore x a mpl e , y ouc oul d c r e a t eawonde r f ulme a la nds ha r ei twi t hf r i e ndsa ndf a mi l y .Cooki ngc a nbea ne x t r e me l y c r e a t i v ehobby —i t ’ smywi f e ’ shobby( l uc kyme ! ) . Butf orme , phot og r a phyi smyc hos e nme t hod f orf uli l l i ngmyl a s tt woc r i t e r i aoft hepe r f e c thobby; t hos eofc r e a t i vi t ya nds ha r i ng .

As t i l l phot og r a ph, a soppos e dt oavi de o, a l l owsy oua ndy ourf r i e ndst ohol di ny ourha nd, orput ony ourwa l l , a ni ma g et ha te i t he rdoc ume nt sawonde r f ula ndha ppyoc c a s i on, ora l l owsy out o s e eamome ntf r oz e ni nt i met ha ty ouot he r wi s ewoul dne v e rbea bl et os e e .Looka tt hebe a ut yof t ha tc r e a t ur eofna t ur et ha ty ounor ma l l yma yj us twa l konbywi t houtas e c ondg l a nc e . Howdoe s t ha tHudhudc a t c hi t sdi nne r ?Thi si saque s t i ont ha tphot og r a phyc a na ns we rf ory ou;t hi si sa que s t i ont ha tma ke sy ourwor l dmor ei nt e r e s t i nga nda l l owsy out oa ppr e c i a t et hewonde r sa nd t hebe a ut yofna t ur e .Andt hi si saque s t i ont ha ty ouc a na s ky our s e l fa boutma nyt hi ng st ha t i nt e r e s ty ou. Andi fy ou i nda na ns we r , a ndi fy ouc a ni ndawa yt odoc ume nty oura ns we ra nd s ha r ei twi t hy ourf r i e nds ,y ouwi l lha v ef uli l l e dt hedei ni t i onoft hewor l d’ sbe s thobby —by t a ki ng( orma ki ng )aphot og r a ph.

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L I F EB E Y ONDDE NT I S T R Y S one x tt i mey oug r a by ourphonet ot a keas e li e( t heg r e a thobbyofphot og r a phyha sc r e a t e da ne wwor di nourl e x i c on! ) , oraphot og r a phofabe a ut i f uls c e ne , t hi nka boutput t i ngt hes unl i g ht be hi ndt hec a me r a ; t hi nka boutt hec ompos i t i onoft hei ma g e ; t hi nka boutmovi ngal i t t l et oma ke t heba c kg r oundmor epl e a s a nt ;a ndy ouwi l lc r e a t ea ni ma g ewor t hs ha r i ng .Andma y be ,j us t ma y be , y ouwi l lg oonf r om t he r et ot hi nkhow y ouc oul dma ket hei ma g ebe t t e rne x tt i me , a nd t he ny ouwi l lbehooke di nt ot hene v e r e ndi ngpur s ui toft heul t i ma t ephot og r a ph,whi c hi s a not he rbe nei toft heg r e a thobbyofphot og r a phy —y ouwi l lha v eag oa lf oral i f e t i me !Ande v e n i fy oune v e rma ket heul t i ma t ephot og r a ph, y ouwi l lha v es omuc hpl e a s ur ea ndr e l a x a t i ona l ong t hewa ywhi l ey ouhoney ourc r e a t i v es ki l l sa nds ha r ey ourwor kwi t hot he r s . Phot og r a phy —i t ’ s t hepe r f e c thobby! Pr of es s orRi c har dSi mons en

B OUDOI R Myl i f ea sade nt i s ta ndal i t t l emor e . . .

Ig r a dua t e df r om hi g hs c hooli n2007a ndj oi ne dUoSt os t udyde nt i s t r y .I ' v ea l wa y sha dma ny i nt e r e s t ss i nc eIwa sac hi l d,t hema i none sbe i ngf a s hi on,de nt i s t r y ,a nde que s t r i a ns por t s .I s t a r t e dmyc a r e e ri nt hef a s hi oni ndus t r yi nDuba ia saf a s hi onbl og g e ra ndt he nmov e dont o de s i g ni ng . Il a unc he dmybr a ndBOUDOI Ri n2013whi l eIwa ss t i l ls t udyi ngde nt i s t r y . I twa s n' t e a s yma na g i ngmybus i ne s s , mye que s t r i a nl i f e , a ndmyma j orc a r e e r . Howe v e r , I ' m notonet odo j us tonet hi ng ; i t ' sa l wa y sg r e a tt oha v edi f f e r e nti nt e r e s t si nl i f e .

Idi dn' twa ntt og i v eupde s i g ni ngorhor s er i di ngbuta tt hes a met i me , Idi dnotwa ntt of a i lmy s t udi e sa tde nt a ls c hool .Is t a r t e dma na g i ngmyt i mewi s e l ya st i mema na g e me nti st heke yt o s uc c e s s .Iputmy s e l fawe e kl ys c he dul e ,a nda tt i me s ,ada i l ys c he dul e .Ia l wa y sa t t e nde dmy c l a s s e sa ndc l i ni c s , a r r a ng e dt os t udyonwe e kda y sa ndl e f tmywe e ke ndsf ormybr a nda ndhor s e . Be f or emi dt e r msa nd i na l s , Iputa s i demyhobbi e sa ndf oc us e dc ompl e t e l yons t udyi ng . Ius e dt o g owi t hmyc ol l e a g ue sf org r oups t udyi ng , whi c hi sa ne x c e l l e ntwa yt or e me mbe rwha ty oua r e l e a r ni ng .

I ' mv e r yt ha nkf ulf org r a dua t i ngl a s ty e a r , a ndnowI ' m doi ngmyi nt e r ns hi pa tUni v e r s i t yDe nt a l Hos pi t a lS ha r j a h( UDHS ) .I t ' sl e s ss t r e s s f ul ,butt i mema na g e me nti ss t i l lama j orke yt omy s uc c e s si nbot hi e l ds . Iha v emor et i meonmyha ndsf orBOUDOI R. Il a unc ht woc ol l e c t i onse v e r y y e a r , a ndIa ms t oc ke di noneoft hebe s tbout i que si nDuba i ( TheFa s hi onVa ul t ) , a swe l l a sonl i ne . I fIc oul dg i v ea nya dvi c et ot hef ut ur ede nt i s t sc ur r e nt l ys t udyi nga ndwor ki nga tt hes a met i me , i twoul dbet oa v oi dpr oc r a s t i na t i ona ndt i mewa s t i ng . Ma na g ey ourt i mewi s e l y , a ndt hi nkoft he s uc c e s sy ouwa ntf ory our s e l fi nt hef ut ur e . Zubai daYaqoub

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J a nua r y14172015s a wt he i r s tDi g i t a lS mi l eDe s i g nWor l dTouri nt heMi ddl eEa s t !The c onf e r e nc et ookpl a c ei nFa i r montBa bAl ba hri nAbudha bi ,a ndmor et ha n100pa r t i c i pa nt s j oi ne df r om 30di f f e r e ntc ount r i e s .Di g i t a lS mi l eDe s i g n( DS D)i samul t i pur pos ec onc e pt ua l pr ot oc olwhi c hpr ovi de sr e ma r ka bl ea dv a nt a g e ss uc ha sdi a g nos t i ca bi l i t i e sf a c i l i t a t e dt hr oug h e x t r a or a la nd i nt r a or a la e s t he t i ca nd s t r uc t ur a le v a l ua t i on.I ta l s o he l psi ni mpr ovi ng c ommuni c a t i onbe t we e nt e a mme mbe r s , t huspr ovi di ngabe t t e rvi s ua l pe r c e pt i ont ot hepa t i e nt , whi c hi nr e t ur ng i v e st he m mor emot i v a t i ont owa r dsa c c e pt i ngt het r e a t me ntpl a n. Twopa r t i c i pa nt sf r om t heUni v e r s i t yofS ha r j a hha dt heoppor t uni t yt or e c e i v eaS t ude nt Le a de r s hi pS c hol a r s hi pf r om t heI nt e r na t i ona l As s oc i a t i onofDe nt a l S t ude nt s( I ADS )a ndDi g i t a l S mi l ede s i g n( DS D) . TheI ADS DS Ds c hol a r swe r eAmi r aAl t i g a ni , a na c t i v eme mbe rof t heUS DS A a ndRa wa ndNa j i ,US DS A’ si mme di a t epa s tpr e s i de nt .Thef ourda yc our s ei nc l ude dawi de v a r i e t y ofpr e s e nt a t i ons ,l i v ec a s ede mons t r a t i onsa nd ha nd on e x e r c i s e sof f e r e d by t he i nt e r na t i ona ls pe a ke r sa ndDS D me nt or sDr .Chr i s t i a nCoa c hma n,Dr .Fl or i nCof a r ,Dr .Li vi o Y os hi na g aa ndDr .Ana sAl oum.Pi c t ur e sbe l ow we r et a ke ndur i ngDS Dl e c t ur e s ,wi t has hor t de s c r i pt i one x pl a i ni ngs omeoft hec onc e pt sofDS D. As l i debyDr . Coa c hma ns howi ngag e ne r a l wor kl owf or t heDS Ddur i ngi r s tda yoft hec our s e . Thi si nc l ude st wo a ppoi nt me nt si nor de rt oma ket het r i a l moc kupf ort he pa t i e nt .The i r s ta ppoi nt me nti nv ol v e st a ki ngphot os a ndvi de odoc ume nt a t i oni nor de rt os i mul a t et he2D de s i g ns i nt o 3D mode l s .The s e c ond a ppoi nt me nt i nv ol v e sdi s pl a yi ngt het r e a t me ntpl a nt ot hepa t i e nt a nddoi ngt het r yi nmoc kup.DS De mpha s i z e sont he i mpor t a nc eofe fi c i e ntc ommuni c a t i onwi t ht het e a mi n or de rt oma kea nopt i mum t r e a t me ntpl a n. Me t hodsof c ommuni c a t i ona r ema i nl yt hr oug hwha t s a ppg r oupsa s we l l a ss ha r i ngne c e s s a r ydoc ume nt svi adr opbox .

Li v ede mons t r a t i on on pa t i e ntAhma d dur i ngda yt woofDS D.1s tvi s i t i nc l ude st a ki ngvi de osf r om f r ont a l ,pr oi l e ,12O’ c l oc ka ndoc c l us a lvi e w, be f or es i mul a t i ngt hedi g i t a l s mi l ede s i g n.

Dr .Coa c hma ns pe a ki nga boutt hei mpa c tofag oods mi l eont he pa t i e nt ’ sl i f ea swe l l a st i psonhowt oc ha ng et hei mpr e s s i onoft he i r pe r s pe c t i v et ode nt i s t r y . 28


Thee mot i ona li mpa c tofde nt i s t r yont hepa t i e nt .A pi c t ur ebe f or ea nda f t e rt hemoc kupdonef ort he pa t i e nt . Ag r e a twa yf orma r ke t i ng , whi c ht e a c he sus how t oc r e a t eaf e e l i ngofg r a t i t udebe f or ec a r r yi ng outt het r e a t me nt .

Dr .Coa c hma ndi s pl a yi ngt het e c hni que sf orpr ope ri ma g e doc ume nt a t i on.Thi si nv ol v e sa f r ont a lvi e w us i ng a r e t r a c t or , apr oi l evi e w, 12O’ c l oc ka ndoc c l us a lvi e w. The mos te fi c i e nt t e c hni que i s us i ng vi de os ,a nd t he n c a pt ur i ngt hebe s tpos s i bl ei ma g e s .

Dr .Fl or i nCof a rs pe a ki nga boutt hei mpor t a nc eoft a ki ng vi de osdur i ngpa t i e ntvi s i ti ns t e a dofpi c t ur e sdur i ngda y t hr e eofDS D. Pi c t ur e( ont hel e f t )i nv ol v e sapos e , whi c hi s t hebe s tpos s i bl ea ng l et ha tt hepa t i e nti sus e dt oma ke , a nd nott hea ng l eof de f e c t( whi c hi st hea ng l ewene e dt ous et o t r e a t ) . Pi c t ur eont her i g hti st a ke nf r om avi de ot ha ts hows t hea ng l ewi t hde f e c t .

S c hol a r s wi t ht he I nt e r na t i ona ls pe a ke r s ofDS D Dr . Chr i s t i a n Coa c hma na nd Dr .Li vi oY os hi na g af r om S a o Pa ul o, Br a z i l .

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Ma i nt a i ni ngahe a l t hy , we l l ba l a nc e ddi e ti svi t a l f ory ourphy s i c a la ndme nt a lwe l l be i ng . Whi l e pe opl ea r ebe i ngmor ec ons c i ousa boutma ki ng he a l t hi e rde c i s i onsl a t e l y , s omeof t hei de a st he y ha v ea boutwha ti she a l t hya ndwha ti snota r e di s t or t e d. The r e i s t hi s wi de s pr e a d mi s c onc e pt i ont ha tf ol l owi ngahe a l t hydi e ti s e x pe ns i v ea ndt i mec ons umi ng .I nr e a l i t yi ti s mos t l ya boutma ki ngs ma r t e rc hoi c e s , pl a nni ng , a ndpor t i onc ont r ol .

Anot he r e x a mpl e i s ‘ l ow f a t ’ pr oduc t s , ma nuf a c t ur e r s us ua l l y a dd s ug a r s a nd c he mi c a l st oma i nt a i nt het e x t ur ea nd l a v or , a nde ndupwi t hapr oduc twi t has i mi l a rc a l or i e c ont e ntt ot he‘ f ul lf a t ’ onea ndmor eunhe a l t hy i ng r e di e nt s .Whi c hl e a dsust oa not he rpoi nt . Fa ti snotba d, t he r ea r es e v e r a l t ype soff a t sa nd t he ya r ea l lhe a l t hya ndi mpor t a ntf ory oui n mode r a t i one x c e ptf ort r a ns f a t . Tha tbe i ngs a i d, ma ke s ur ey ou us ey ouroi l s pr ope r l y .F or e x a mpl e ,ol i v eoi lha sal ow s moki ngpoi nt , Ma ki ng s ma r tc hoi c e ss t a r t si nt he g r oc e r y whe ny ou r e a c ht ha tt e mpe r a t ur ei tbr e a ks s t or e ,knowi ngwha tf oody oua r ebuyi nga nd downt hec ompone nt soft heoi la ndma ke si t wha ti si ni t . F oodl a be l sa r eof t e nama r ke t i ng ha r mf ul .Tha t ’ swhy y ou s houl dt r yt o us e s c he me ,t he ydon’ tg i v es ufi c i e nti nf or ma t i on c oc onutoi lors unl owe roi lf orc ooki nga nd a bout t he a c t ua li ng r e di e nt s .F or e x a mpl e s a v et heol i v eoi lf ors a l a ds ,a sal otoft he ‘ br own br e a d’doe s n’ ta l wa y s me a n whol e be nei c i a l nut r i e nt si ns a l a dsa r ef a ts ol ubl ea nd whe a t , al otof t het i me si ti sj us ta dde ddy e sa nd ne e das ma l lme a s ur eoff a tt obea bs or be di n s ug a r s . S i mi l a r l yha vi nga‘ whol ewhe a t ’ l a be l on ourbodi e s . Anda sar ul eoft het humb, t hel e s s apr oduc tdoe s n’ tme a ni t ’ se x c l us i v e l yma deof i ng r e di e nt sapr oduc tha s , t hebe t t e r . whol ewhe a tg r a i ns ,s omec ompa ni e sj us ta dd t hemi ni mum r e qui r e da mountt o bel e g a l l y We ’ v et a l ke da boutma ki ngs ma r tc hoi c e si nt he a l l owe dt ous et ha tl a be l .Whe nbuyi ngwhol e g r oc e r ys t or e ,a not he ri mpor t a nt poi nt i s whe a t br e a df or e x a mpl e ,t r yt ol ook f or pl a nni ng .I fy ouwa ntt obehe a l t hydon’ tbuy pr oduc t swi t h“ 100% whol e whe a t ” .Anot he r unhe a l t hyt hi ng s ,i ft he y’ r enoti ny ourf r i dg e t r i c ka boutr e a di ngi ng r e di e nt si sknowi ngt ha t y ouwon’ te a tt he m,s i mpl ea st ha t .Loa dy our by l a wt he c ompa ny i s obl i g e dt ol i s tt he ki t c he nwi t hhe a l t hys i mpl epr oduc t st ha tc a n i ng r e di e nt si nor de rf r om hi g he s tqua nt i t yt o beputt og e t he re a s i l yf orbr e a kf a s t ,l unc hor l owe s t . S pe a ki ngof t r i c ks , don’ tf a l l i nt ot het r a p di nne r .The r ea r et onsofe a s yr e c i pe sont he off r oz e ny og hur tbus i ne s s e s . i nt e r ne tt ha tma keus eofhe a l t hyi ng r e di e nt s t ha tc a n be f ound i ne x pe ns i v e l yi n a ny S i mpl e , pl a i ny og hur ti sv e r yhe a l t hy . Onc ey ou s upe r ma r ke t .Mos toft he ma r equi t ede l i c i ous g oi nt ot hel a v or e da ndf r oz e nc a t e g or yy oue nd a ndc omewi t hnut r i t i ona li nf or ma t i ona swe l l . upwi t ht r i pl et hec a l or i e s , mor et ha nt r i pl et he S o t ha ts ol v e st he e x pe ns i v e a nd t i me s ug a rc ont e ntwhi c hi st hes a mea st hes ug a ri n c ons umi ngi s s ue s . Att hee ndoft hea r t i c l et he r e ac a nofc oke . wi l l bea ne a s yr e c i pef ory out of ol l ow. 30


Me a lpr e ppi ngi sa l s ov e r ye fi c i e nt ,e s pe c i a l l y f or s t ude nt s who don’ tha v et i me t oc ook mul t i pl et i me sada y .Pr e pa r et heme a l sf ora we e ki noneda ya nda l ly ouha v et odoi she a t t he m upf orl unc hordi nne rt hr oug houtt he we e k.

Ag oodwa yt oa v oi de a t i ngoutwhe ny ouha v e t os pe ndt hewhol eda youtoft hehous e ,i s pr e pa r i ngy ourowns na c ks ,t he yc a na l s obe ma dev e r ye a s i l ydur i ngt hewe e ke ndort he e v e ni ngbe f or e , whi c hwi l ls a v ey oumone ya nd unne c e s s a r ys ug a r sa ndc a l or i e s .F ore x a mpl e , f r ui t s ,t ur ke yc l ubs a ndwi c he s ,pe a nutbut t e r s a ndwi c he s ,s a l a ds ,a nyt hi ng y ou l i ke ,g e t c r e a t i v ea ndma kei tf un,y ourbodya ndy our wa l l e twi l l t ha nky ou. Ac a l or i ei sj us tac a l or i ewhe t he ri t ’ sf r om a s l i c eofpi z z aorf r om as a l a d,t hema i ni s s ue he r ei spor t i onc ont r olf ore x a mpl e ,as l i c eof pi z z aha sa r ound250c a l or i e swhi l eas e r vi ngof as a l a dha saqua r t e roft ha t . Thei de ahe r ei st o i ndf oodt ha ti snotc a l or i cde ns es oy ouc a ne a t al otoff oodv ol umewi t houtc ons umi ngt oo ma ny c a l or i e s .Ori fy ou g e tt he oc c a s i ona l c r a vi ngf orc a l or i ede ns ef ood,t he nj us te a ti n mode r a t i onors ma l l e rpor t i onsa ndma kes ur e i ti sba l a nc e doutwi t hot he rme a l st hr oug hout t heda y . Pl a nni ngha sa ni mpor t a ntr ol ehe r ea s we l l ,know wha ty ou wi l l be c ons umi ng t hr oug houtt heda ya ndc ont r oly ourpor t i ons a c c or di ngt ot ha t . S omee x a mpl eofv e r yhe a l t hy a nd l ow c a l or i e s opt i ons a r e , be a ns f or c a r bohy dr a t e si ns t e a dofr i c ea ndbr e a d,whi t e me a tl i kec hi c ke na ndt ur ke ya r eg oods our c e s

ofpr ot e i nwhe nc ooke dc or r e c t l y .I ng e ne r a la di e tr i c hi nl e a nme a t , v e g e t a bl e sa ndf r ui t si sa he a l t hydi e t .Av oi dt r a ns f a t ,s ug a ra ndr ei ne d c a r bohy dr a t e s , a ndc he mi c a l s .

He r e ’ sag oodt r i c k,be f or et hema i nc our s ei l l uponv e g e t a bl e sa ndwa t e rt oa v oi dov e r e a t i ng . To c onc l ude ,whe t he ry our g oa li st ol os e we i g ht ,ma i nt a i ni t ,f e e lbe t t e r ,a v oi ddi s e a s e s , c onc e nt r a t ebe t t e r , g e tc l e a r e rs ki nora nyt hi ng e l s e , i ti sa l wa y sbe t t e rt os t a r tf r om t hei ns i de outa nd t ha ti st hr oug ha dopt i ng a he a l t hy ba l a nc e d di e ta nd s t a r t i ng t o ma ke g ood c ha ng e sba s e dont hequa nt i t ya ndqua l i t yof wha ty ouputi ny ourbody . AnneYounan, BDS2

Heal t hyRec i pe: BakedGar l i cChi c ken 3Pounds( 48Ounc e s )Chi c ke nBr e a s t s 4Ta bl e s poonsOl i v eOi l 21/ 2Te a s poonsMi nc e dGa r l i c( 5Cl ov e s ) 1/ 4Te a s poonGa r l i cS a l t 2/ 3Cup( 60g )Whol eWhe a tBr e a dCr umbs 12Ta bl e s poons( 60g )Gr a t e dPa r me s a nChe e s e

Ta keoutal a r g es t ov et oppa n,t ur ny ourbur ne ron LowMe di um He a t ,a ddi ny ourOl i v eOi l ,Ga r l i c ,a nd Ga r l i cS a l t .Mi xe v e r yt hi ngt og e t he ra ndl e ty ourpa n he a tupf oraf e w mi nut e s .Af t e raf e w mi nut e st ur n y ourbur ne rof f .Ta keoutal a r g ebowl ,a ddi ny our Whol eWhe a tBr e a dCr umbsa ndGr a t e dPa r me s a n Che e s e .Mi xt he mt og e t he r .Ta keouty ourChi c ke n Br e a s t ,t r i mt hef a tof foft he m,a ndt he nc utt he mi n ha l f .Rol ly ourChi c ke nBr e a s tha l v e si nt heOl i v eOi l Mi xa ndt he ni nt heBr e a dCr umbMi x . Pl a c et he mi na ba ki ngdi s ha ndputt he mi nt heov e non425° F/ 218° C f or30: 0035: 00mi nut e s .

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S i t e si nt h eU. A. E . Du b a i Mi r a c l eGa r d e n F orna t ur el ov e r s ,Duba iMi r a c l eGa r de ni sa pe r f e c tpl a c et o vi s i ta nd g oa r ound f or a r e f r e s hi ngt our , wi t ha l l t hebe a ut i f ull owe r sa nd t hef a nt a s t i ci de a soft he i ra r r a ng e me nt sa nd de s i g ns . I ti sl oc a t e di nAr a bi a nRa nc he s , Duba i , a ndi ti swa sde v e l ope dwi t ht hea i mof c r e a t i nga t our i s ta t t r a c t i onwi t hapos i t i v ei mpa c tont he e nvi r onme nt ,a nd t o r e duc ec a r bon pr i nt g l oba l l y . Thi sg a r de nf e a t ur e s mor et ha n 45 mi l l i on l owe r si na ma z i ng de s i g nsa nd s ha pe s ,a nd pr of e s s i ona l l y c hos e n c ombi na t i on of e y e c a t c hi ngc ol or s .I tha sma nys e c t i onsde c or a t e d di f f e r e nt l y ,wi t hs e pa r a t es t or yf ore a c hde s i g n, s uc ha s“ He s s aS qua r e ” ,“ Ani ma lZone ”a nd “ S ha mmaCa s t l e ” ,whi c hha smode l sofa ni ma l s de c or a t e dwi t hv a r i e t yofl owe r s .Abe a ut i f ul l y s t r uc t ur e dc a s t l ec a nbes e e n, wi t ht he s el owe r s a ndr os e sc ov e r i ngi t sdoor s , wi ndowsa ndwa l l s , a ndma nymode l soff a mousl a ndma r kss uc ha s Bur j Kha l i f aa ndt hePyr a mi ds .

Mor e ov e r , Mi r a c l eGa r de ni sc ur r e nt l yhol di nga Gui nne s sRe c or df orha vi ngt hel ong e s tl owe r wa l lwhi c ha t t r a c t smor et our i s t st ovi s i tt hi s be a ut i f ul s i t e . Mi r a c l eGa r de nope nsf oral i mi t e dt i me , us ua l l y f r om mi dNov e mbe r ,a nd e x t e nds t i l lApr i l , whi c hg i v e sas pe c i a lt ouc ht ot hes pr i ngs e a s on oft he UAE,wi t he nj oy a bl e mome nt si nt he s oot hi nga ndbr e e z ywe a t he roft ha tt i me . Nott o f or g e tt hes t unni ngf r a g r a nc eofa l lt he l owe r s , pl a nt s , a ndt r e e soft hi sg a r de n! Oui z aBel kadi , BDS1

Ha t t aR o c kP o o l s

Ha t t ai st heUAE’ smos tpopul a rs potf orwa di dr i vi ng ,a nd i t ’ sc ommon t os e ec onv oy sof f a mi l i e sa ndy out hshooni nga bouti n4x 4s .The r oc kyc r e vi c e s ,na t ur a lwa t e rpool sa nd pa l m oa s e sma kef ora na t mos phe r i cdr i v e ,a ndt he pr ox i mi t yt oDuba i ( a r oundonehour )ma ke si ta g oodc hoi c ef orada yt r i pora nov e r ni g hts t a y . A s our c eoff r e s hwa t e ra l ly e a rr oundi nt hi sa r i d r e g i on, t heHa t t aPool sa r eapopul a rde s t i na t i on f ort our i s t s&pi c ni c ki ngf a mi l i e s .

Te c hni c a l l yt he s epool s , knowna sWa diKha me e si nAr a bi c , a r es i t ua t e dj us ti ns i deOma n, buti t ' sa n unpopul a t e da r e awhe r et hebor de ri sba r e l ye nf or c e d.

Thel a me nt a bl es t a t eofs omeoft he s ena t ur a l l yf or me ds wi mmi ngpool si sabl e mi s hont hef a c eof UAEt our i s m.Ne s t l e di nar oc kc r e vi c es ome20km s out hofHa t t a ,t hepool sf or ma tt heba s eofa hol l owr a vi ne . The yi l l upf r omna t ur a l s pr i ngwa t e rs t or e si nt hemount a i na ndi f t he r ei se noug hr a i n dur i ngt hey e a r ,t he r ea r et wo l owi ngwa t e r f a l l sa ndi t ’ sl ov e l yt oha v ear e f r e s hi ngdi p.I t ' sa l s oa pe a c e f ul s pott oi r eupaba r be c uea ndwa t c ha st hehi g hl y mi ne r a l i s e dr oc kst a keonapi nki s hhue . FayadhHabi b, BDS1

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Al Ai nZ o o AlAi nz oowi l lt a key ouba c kt ot hedi nos a ure r awi t hi t ’ s “ di nos a urt r a i l ”t ha thos t sa bout20 me c ha ni c a ldi nos a ur s i nc l udi ngt hemi g ht yT Re x ,a nde v e r yt hi ngy oune e dt oknow a boutt he m.I twi l la l s og i v ey out heoppor t uni t yt ome e tt he a l mos te x t i nc twhi t el i on( l e s st ha n200r e ma i ni nt hewor l d) ! Ory ouc a nj us ts i tdown,r e l a xa nde nj oyt her i dei ni t ’ sope n t r a i n!Y ou wi l lne v e rg e tbor e d wi t h 900 a c r e sofa ma z i ng a ni ma l sa ndne v e re ndi nga c t i vi t i e s ! I t ’ saf a s c i na t i nge x pe r i e nc ea nda nunf or g e t t a bl ej our ne yf ora l l f a mi l yme mbe r s , be c a us es i mpl yAl Ai nz ooha si ta l l !

Du b a i Au t o d r o me At t e nt i on a dr e na l i ne s e e ke r s ,s pe e da ddi c t sa nd ka r t i ng l ov e r s ,t he5. 39km Duba iAut odr omec i r c ui ti soneoft he mos tmode r ni nt he wor l d;i ti sa l s o one oft he mos t c ha l l e ng i ng ,a si tha sac ombi na t i onofhi g hs pe e ds t r a i g ht s a ndt e c hni c a lc or ne r s .Whe t he ry oul ov epa r t i c i pa t i ngi na f r i e ndl yka r tr a c eory ouwa ntt hee x pe r i e nc eofwa t c hi ng wor l dc l a s sdr i v e r sr a c i ngf ort hec up,t hi si sy ourne x t de s t i na t i on.

Hi l i Ar c h e o l o g i c a l S i t e Wa ntt os e es ome t hi ngol d?AndnoI ’ m nott a ki nga boutt he l a s tmovi et ha twa sahi t !I ’ mt a l ki nga boutapl a c et ha tda t e s ba c kt ot hebr onz ea g e( 3r dmi l l e nni um BC) . The n wha ta r ey ou wa i t i ngf or ?He a d down t ot heHi l i Ar c he ol og i c a l s i t ei nAl Ai n. I ns pe c tt hei r s tt owe rf oundbya Da ni s ht e a m dur i ngt he1960s ,as ma l lI r on Ag evi l l a g e c ons i s t i ngofa tl e a s tt e nmudbr i c khous e s ,a nda nov a l s ha pe d pi t g r a v ec l os et ot heGr e a tTomb t ha tc ont a i ns r e ma i nsofmor et ha n600bodi e sa ndf une r a r yobj e c t sf r om t hee ndof3000BC.

Si maHabr awi , FY

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