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I decided to take off my hijab

By Luisa (Nottingham) I have converted to Islam from Christianity in 2010.  I started wearing hijab right away. I loved wearing hijab and abaya (loose over-garment). However, after some time,  people started bulling me, calling me names, putting me down. My husband was very supportive.  He told me to ignore what people were saying. He used to say I looked …

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Go back to your own country!

By Tina Almoghalliq (Indiana (USA))  I became Muslim in October of 1999 Alhamdulillah. When I converted to Islam, my family didn’t agree with my decision at all. I even provided them with literature about the fundamentals of Islam and what’s required of a Muslim. But that meant nothing to them. Like all Muslim women in western society, I experienced hardships because …

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I was mocked and hated

By Lana Kizilarslan (USA) For almost five decades, I was a devout Christian. Once I reverted to Islam I was hesitant to wear hijab. My inner fear would say “what will your family, friends, colleagues, etc. think?” In southern California you can go an entire day without seeing anyone in hijab. During Ramadan 2013, I made the decision to wear …

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My Awakening

By Diana Villanueva (USA) It has taken me a while to decide how to begin writing this story, but I will start by introducing myself. My name is Diana; I am an ordinary person of flesh and blood. I grew up Catholic, in fact my whole family is. I currently attend to a university and work in a police department. …

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I am empowered and free

By Lana Tuana Kizilarslan About a year and a half ago, after extensive research into Islam as a Christian evangelist, I reverted to Islam. Islam is a perfect religion with a Perfect God. In the beginning I did not wear hijab, because being from southern California I saw (and knew) no one that wore one. As Allah began to convict …

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