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Find Another Dream

By: Maysoon Zayid
Narrated by: Maysoon Zayid
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Publisher's summary

Find Another Dream, written and performed by Maysoon Zayid, is the true story of how a Muslim Jersey girl with cerebral palsy creates her own path to stardom. 

The daughter of Palestinian immigrants, as a child she dreamed of one day dancing on Broadway. As a teen, a bubble-bursting choreographer told her to “find another dream”, so she set her sights on becoming a soap star, undeterred by the fact that the odds were against her. While chasing fame, she found her voice in stand-up comedy, performing in multiple languages in sold-out shows all over the world. 

When not touring, Maysoon Zayid is a passionate advocate who fights for access to education for disabled students worldwide and battles bullying online. In this Audible Original x Hello Sunshine, Maysoon tells tales of family, friendship, love, and career. She takes us on a hilarious, poignant journey of failures and successes. When her dreams turn into nightmares, she finds another dream until finally, the one she least expected comes true. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Maysoon Zayid (P)2019 Audible Originals, LLC.

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Publisher's summary

Find Another Dream, written and performed by Maysoon Zayid, is the true story of how a Muslim Jersey girl with cerebral palsy creates her own path to stardom. 

The daughter of Palestinian immigrants, as a child she dreamed of one day dancing on Broadway. As a teen, a bubble-bursting choreographer told her to “find another dream”, so she set her sights on becoming a soap star, undeterred by the fact that the odds were against her. While chasing fame, she found her voice in stand-up comedy, performing in multiple languages in sold-out shows all over the world. 

When not touring, Maysoon Zayid is a passionate advocate who fights for access to education for disabled students worldwide and battles bullying online. In this Audible Original x Hello Sunshine, Maysoon tells tales of family, friendship, love, and career. She takes us on a hilarious, poignant journey of failures and successes. When her dreams turn into nightmares, she finds another dream until finally, the one she least expected comes true. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Maysoon Zayid (P)2019 Audible Originals, LLC.
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About the Creator and Performer

Maysoon Zayid is a comedian, writer, disability advocate, and tap dancer. She is a graduate of and a Guest Comedian in Residence at Arizona State University. Maysoon is the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She was a full-time on-air contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann and a columnist for The Daily Beast. She has most recently appeared on Oprah Winfrey Network's In Deep Shift, 60 Minutes, and CNN.
Maysoon had the most-viewed TED Talk of 2014 and was named 1 of 100 Women of 2015 by BBC. As a professional comedian, she has performed in top New York clubs and has toured extensively at home and abroad. Maysoon was a headliner on the Arabs Gone Wild Comedy Tour and the Together Live Tour. She limped in New York Fashion Week and is a recipient of the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices IMPACT Award. Maysoon appeared alongside Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan and is a recurring character on the legendary daytime drama General Hospital. In 2019, Maysoon took her talents to audio and created and performed Find Another Dream for Audible.

About Hello Sunshine

Founded by Reese Witherspoon, Hello Sunshine is on a mission to change the narrative for women through storytelling, creating and curating content that celebrates women and puts them at the center of the story. We tell complex stories that shine a light on where women are right now and those that help chart a new path forward.