It wasn't all a bed of roses as it may seem to some. Having been brought up in a conservative environment in the 70's Middle East, the young girl's childhood was simple and disciplined like any middle class arab girl's upbringing.
However on the journey she had to encounter many obstacles as were the days where women were not given their due. The social pressure was immense but a strong self-belief and a never give up attitude wouldn't dishearten the young girl who had a vision of making a difference to society in her very own way. Her support came in the role of her father and her would be husband.