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Homeland insecurity. Choices ; Genie ; New life ; Joining the tribe ; Expecting ; Promises -- Foreigners. Motherhood ; Desire ; Gifts ; Welcome ; Hijabi Barbie ; Freedom ; Rage ; Bartering ; Covering ; Escape -- Homecoming. Betrayal ; Liberation ; Surrender ; Prayer ; Celebration ; Home. A full-length account of a Pushcart Prize-winning essay describes the author's experiences as the journalist wife of a Libyan-born Muslim with whom she lives in the American south, a relationship that has endured prejudices and respective views about family and parenting.