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Waking up this Friday morning to find my favourite superhero on the cover of wknd. magazine made my day ( Marvel’s Wonder Woman, Feb 17). I have been a fan of superheroes since early childhood when I discovered Batman and Spiderman. I loved following their stories and watching their movies; I still do – but as a child, something about them seemed off. It was only when I got a bit older that I realised that I was looking for characters that I could relate to — and there were none. As a Pakistani Muslim, Kamala Khan has been an inspiration to me on so many levels. I have been following her since the inception of the comic series and judging by her popularity, I’mnot the only one. It’s amazing to seemore diverse characters cropping up today, from Sooraya Qadir, aka Dust in X- Men to Isaiah Bradley, aka the alternate Captain America. For children who are different, representation is important. It gives them someone to look up to. It shows them that anyone can be a hero, as long as they have good intentions and actions. It is refreshing andand heartwarmingheartwarming toto see diversity in contemporary mediawhere it can reach a wider audience and inspire them to be a better version of themselves. Here’s to seeing more wonderful articles from wknd., and to seeing more diversity in the mediawe enjoy. facts, while others may just be baseless apprehensions. If we give in to any fear, it has the power to ruin our peace and happiness. But, when we analyse the fear’s root causes and deal with them through specific actions, I think this is what Sushmita Sen refers to as ‘ courage’. Thus we can use fear to our advantage. Sushmita Sen has clearly demonstrated this in her own life.