For days Anum didn't know who to write about for her school English competition, "Who I Aspire to Be Like." Then, while helping her mom with chores, an inspiration suddenly came to her. She shared her idea with her family and they were supportive, but then Anum began to have second thoughts. What would her peers think about her role model, who was so different from the pop stars and sports heroes they had chosen?
Umm Aamina, mother of two and clinical pharmacist, is the winner of the Islamic Foundation's Sixth International Children's Story Writing Competition, held in 2007.