Tag: story

A Syrian Girl’s Story of War and Plea for Peace

Dear WorldA story of love and courage amid brutality and terror, this is the testimony of a child who has endured the unthinkable.” —J.K. Rowling

“I’m very afraid I will die tonight.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 2, 2016
“Stop killing us.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 6, 2016
“I just want to live without fear.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 12, 2016

When seven-year-old Bana Alabed took to Twitter to describe the horrors she and her family were experiencing in….more:  simonandschuster

The Story Of ‘”Four Pieces “

After 30 seconds of silence, Tudor resets the stopwatch and times another two minutes, 23 seconds of silence, then another one minute, 40 seconds of silence. But is it silence? more: NPR

A Story You Never Heard: “Muslims Saved Two Thousands Jews Out of Religious Obligation During World War II”

the head of the Bektashi (Jewish) sect, with more than seven million followers, tells the story of Albania’s Muslim Leader, who gave a secret order during the Nazi occupation: “All Jewish children will sleep with your children, all will eat the same food, and all will live as one family,” the order read…more: ireport.cnn.com

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Hero Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea He’s Surrounded By Them

Hero Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea He’s Surrounded By Them On TV Show Every now and then, we all need a story of an incredible hero to help us through a difficult day. British man Sir Nicholas Winton is that hero. During WWII, Winton.more: viralthread.com–  Allah says:  “Whoever saves one life, saves all of humanity.”…more: Time Magazine

Long Story Short: Islam

Sharia! Jihad! Hijab! These words might sound familiar to you, but don’t judge a Quran by its cover. Wajahat Ali breaks down the misperceptions around Islam.