Which is why Monem Salam had to do it.Well, proving a point wasn't the sole reason. Salam has dreamed of being a pilot since he was a boy in Pakistan. He was drawn to Bellingham Airport by the same force as everyone in his beginner's class. He wanted to touch the sky. [On a Wing and a Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly]
In this breakthrough way, [Allah Made Me Funny] extends the space for American Muslims—a demographic that numbers around five to seven million people—to be included into the American cultural and social fabric.