As Time Goes By

A New DawnAs Time Goes By
By K. A. Nuzum  //  on the Twilight series

As New Moon opens on the morning of her eighteenth birthday, Bella is dreaming of her grandmother–her dear, old, wrinkled grandmother. Edward–beautiful, youthful Edward–saunters into the scene, and Bella is faced with having to tell her grandmother she loves a vampire–and she thinks that’s the disturbing part of the dream. But suddenly, Bella realizes:

There was no Gran.
That was me. Me in a mirror. Me–ancient,
creased, and withered.
Edward stood beside me, casting no reflection,
excruciatingly lovely and forever seventeen.

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Outrage After Arabic Lesson Students in Swedish Schools Were Just Learning The Quran, Islamic Prayer

Bangladeshi Muslims read Quran at a Madrasa during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 22, 2016. Muslims around the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, celebrated with prayers, readings from the Quran, and gatherings with family and friends as they abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sexual relations from dawn till dusk. (Photo by Rehman Asad/NurPhoto) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field *** (Sipa via AP Images)
Two schools in Sweden have come under fire from school inspectorate authorities after it was revealed that migrant-background children being taught lessons in their native language were learning the Quran.

Source: Breitbart News