A remarkable, personal reflection on understanding where we come from. "I always wonder how I first learned that we were different, that we didn't come from the city we had always known but from a faraway, perfect place, of which maps were framed and hung on our walls or around our necks. This was a place, we were led to believe, where injustice, misfortune and even our daily-life problems would have not existed. A place "where none of this can happen," as Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani wrote in his novella Returning to Haifa." Riham Alkousaa shares her personal story in The Point Magazine.