Mohammed Shamma, an Egyptian American in Berkeley, contributed to the anthology,"Salaam, Love." He writes about the cultural consequences of his first kiss during a game of spin-the-bottle.

Mohammed Shamma, an Egyptian American in Berkeley, contributed to the anthology,"Salaam, Love." He writes about the cultural consequences of his first kiss during a game of spin-the-bottle.

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Tamara Bock

Stephen Leeper, center, contributed to the book "Salaam, Love." He stands with his wife, to his left, along with an imam and friends as they celebrate their nikah, a traditional Muslim wedding.

Stephen Leeper, center, contributed to the book "Salaam, Love." He stands with his wife, to his left, along with an imam and friends as they celebrate their nikah, a traditional Muslim wedding.

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Courtesy of Stephen Leeper

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