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A new children's book is taking a look at what makes America great.
Through its history its famous citizens its principles.
And the author is only eleven years old -- and collate all the and the greatest countries with this now has his -- -- go to his father who co wrote the book.
I'll start with the UBK why -- the two of you decide to write this book.
-- Gerri thank you so much for having us.
As as you might know we are immigrants I'm I'm from Asia and his mom is from Africa.
And to immigrants you know this country has immigrants hold a special kind of appreciation -- -- of this country.
And and most of the people -- he had don't realize that because they have nothing to compare -- to so far as does something very special.
So those of the kinda futile.
Values and love we -- to inculcated in our children also so thank goodness you know -- children's art you know appreciate a (%expletive) everything that they have been blessed with.
You know it comes through in the book -- talk about the rights and privileges of being an American.
You talk about how it takes hard work but they're so many benefits to a government of the style and type how much you love this country.
-- Now you told our producers that your favorite part of this in typical eleven year old -- style.
-- you like the stuff about the military tell me about writing that.
Well and my dad would suddenly -- and I would go if it usually in recent action up.
I would I got down McCain -- dates and notes.
And I wouldn't give them to my dad and them we would discuss them.
And until informed them and then we that's how we got our chapters.
That makes a lot of military yeah I have yeah -- -- you know.
Well that's always interesting for boys I think love that topic and I.
BK as the daddy did you did you run this it sounds like you -- the process and that organizing going in.
And -- turn to your son for inspiration as well.
Absolutely absolutely I I used to -- as you mentioned you know I used to give him a little assignments I do not wanted him to -- -- burdened with the big task up hey we are writing a book.
Because he could not stay focused and -- I used to get I used to break it very small pieces give them a little you know paragraph right at a time.
And slowly he got into this thing.
And it if it was very exciting by that time this whole thing got done so he is.
I think it's fascinating -- TO it you know I I assume are studying all listen school right.
And tell me it did you take things from classroom right into the book.
I'm I took some things and then I -- -- little recent count my out there like for the invasion and -- yeah I -- -- on my own.
And I -- some other things on them like a we have learned about creating more yet so I had to you -- on my hands so really of this stuff like.
Well what you will -- one I -- that album from class.
Wow so you really covered a lot of ground this really expanded your horizons.
BKA you know it must be interesting to -- of the kids here you are raising a son in the US.
Totally different -- world tell me how it's different for -- -- was for you growing up outside of this country.
Before I came to the United States.
You know I was in Pakistan military.
And I had a very you know all privileged life full war -- over there.
But the you know all in all as you know people who come from -- countries.
You know -- that are -- it's a world of haves and have nots I did you have everything all the privilege and powers.
And the most of the people do not have pretty much anything.
But that before I joined the military guy I grew up in a village I mean you know there were you have to go out to the farms you know there are no homes covered.
Bathrooms and stuff something -- I I I grew up in a very primitive life in an apparent -- life the lifestyle.
However you know you look at these kids here I mean I mean you cannot even macd they cannot imagine everything that they -- here.
And you know the rest of the Waldman you go outside and you make a comparison.
There is nothing to even compare that we have so blessed over here.
-- -- Well -- -- you know you've got that right and I'm sure and I can't even imagine compared to your background what the differences are.
But there will -- this book that I loved and I want to repeat them.
I paid -- house outlook are repeat your book back to you you say go for it.
Think big and work hard is that -- -- you got the last word here it.
Yes that is my plan my dad and I have plans to continue writing we have three more books in this -- on.
The greatest Americans.
The greatest nation and the greatest monuments and greatest Americans covered on that people -- the big impact on America and made it the greatest country.
Increased nations show on different from Muslim backgrounds and how they -- -- -- came here.
And the money has -- the base case in months and months and why they're so important to us.
My goodness you are such a poised to little boy thank you for coming on April really great to meet UBK great to talk to you -- Thanks so much and you have come back when you get the next book out okay.
Thank you so much for having considering.
A pleasure a pleasure for us thank you so much.
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