March 03, 2016 Why write a memoir at 24? March 03, 2016/ Yassmin Abdel-Magied Well, it's not just about me. Really...I wrote a piece about this for SBS. t is not in fact, really about me at all. It is about the experience of growing up migrant and Muslim in a world post 9/11, and the fact that I went from being a brown girl who wore funny clothes to the ‘face of all that was evil’ almost overnight. It is about trying to make sense of two different cultures, different expectations, different ideologies – embracing the identity of the third culture kid. Check out the whole article here.