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Edward Said

Edwars Said was born a Palestinian Arab in Jerusalem in 1935, and was American through his father, Wadie Saïd, who was a U.S. Citizen. Wadie Saïd, his father moved to Cairo, before the birth of his son . He spent much of his childhood travelling back and forth from Cairo to Jerusalem, visiting relatives. Saïd said that in his childhood he lived “between worlds” — like Cairo (Egypt) and in Jerusalem (Palestine). Here are some of his words from this period of life: “I was an uncomfortably anomalous student all through my early years: a Palestinian going to school in Egypt, with an English first name, an American passport, and no certain identity at all. To make matters worse, Arabic,…