September 11 wasn’t just about bad things.
Waleed Aly has credited it for his media success. This is from news.com.au:
FOR a young Waleed Aly, it was just an average day at the footy in his home town of Melbourne.
But an unexpected turn of events stemming from a trip with his family to watch his beloved Richmond Tigers train would lead him to becoming a household name.
“It feels like there was a script written for me,” he said.
It was September 11, 2001 and Aly says it was precisely because his family were so clearly Muslim, on a day when Islamic terrorism so horrifically came to the fore, that sowed the seeds for his media career.
It’s good to know that September 11 is a day that has worked for Muslims…