North Africa: EGYPT 2
Sharif Am El-Atawi
(SHARE eef AHM 1 uh TOWEL e)
Sharif is a Muslim. He and his siblings live with their parents. His father, a native of Egypt, owns a company, and his mother, of German heritage, works at home. He speaks three languages — Arabic, German, and English.
Sharif attends the American Division of the Modern Education School. Sharif enjoys computer games, instant messaging, and sports. He explains that this is his first year at a new school, he has grown taller, has made new friends, and now likes math and science.
Sharif briefly compares the Islamic, Christian, and Jewish religions and describes the basic tenets of the Moslem religion. He takes us on a tour of Egyptian pyramids.