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We simply want to provide direct access to the heroes and heroines who have recognized and served the Bahá’í Faith and mankind. Our hope in sharing these stories is to offer enlightenment, respect and a wholehearted appreciation for the Gift.

Amatu’l-Bahá Ruhiyyih Khanum K Stories

Amatu’l-Bahá Ruhiyyih Khanum

Over his mother's signature, but drafted by the Guardian, the following cable was sent to America: “Announce Assemblies celebration marriage beloved Guardian. Inestimable honour conferred upon handmaid of Baha'u'llah Ruhiyyih Khanum Miss Mary Maxwell.

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Haji Mahmud Qassabchi Q Stories

Haji Mahmud Qassabchi

Not long after Shoghi Effendi assumed his stewardship as Guardian, it was possible for him, through the munificent assistance of a dedicated 'Iraqi Baha'i, Haji Mahmud Qassabchi, to carry out the arduous task, already

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George Jacob Augur A Stories

George Jacob Augur

Augur received six letters from 'Abdu’l-Bahá. The first, dated early in 1909, addressed Augur’s request for an explanation of Hebrews 4:15: "For we have not an high priest which

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Bibi Kuchak K Stories

Bibi Kuchak

Varaqatu’l-Firdaws was intimately associated while in Karbila with Tahirih. She accompanied her to Iran, and after a brief stay in Qazvin and Tehran, she went to Khorasan and stayed in Mashhad.

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Shaykh Abu Turab Stories T

Shaykh Abu Turab

According to Samandar from the footnotes of the Dawnbreakers, Shaykh Abu-Turab was a native of Ishhtihad, and ranked among the leading disciples of Siyyid Kazim. He married the sister of Mulla Husayn. Shaykh Abu-Turab

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Linda Lou Marshall Youseffian Stories Y

Linda Lou Marshall Youseffian

Linda’s dedication to the Bahá’í Faith and her continuous acts of kindness and service are influential and inspiring. Her realization of Bahá’u’lláh and her generosity to dedicating her life in this path has made such

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Pocahontas Pope P

Pocahontas Pope

Pocahontas had many firesides in her home. In March 1910 the Washington DC Baha’is held integrated meetings and proudly announced this in the first issue of the new national journal, Baha’i News.

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Ustad ‘Abdu’l-Karim K Stories

Ustad ‘Abdu’l-Karim

Ustad ‘Abdu’-Karim was a Baha'i mason who contributed to building the Shrine of the Bab. 'Abdu'l-Bahá named one of the exterior doors to the Shrine of Bab after Ustad ‘Abdu’-Karim. Named Bab-i-Karim.

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Khadijih Begum B K

Khadijih Begum

Her husband at a very young age masterfully read the Qur’an, wrote in the purest style and people often were amazed at his calligraphy for someone so young. As he was in his teens

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