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Bahá'í Chronicles

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.

Louise Lua Aurora Getsinger G

Louise Lua Aurora Getsinger

"Lua in Persian means 'Flag', and you must be my flag and wave it in the East and in the West!" ‘Abdu’l-Bahá said to Lua Getsinger when she visited Him as a prisoner of

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Robert Turner

In December 1898, with the kindness and graciousness of Phoebe, she invited Robert (as her butler) to assist her, along with Lua and others to visit the Holy Land.

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Mirza Aqay-i-Rikab-Saz

He was an early martyr of the Faith, was the recipient of the Tablet of the Verse of Light, as he had requested that Bahá'u'lláh interpret the isolated letters at the chapter beginnings of

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Patricia Ann Locke L Stories

Patricia Ann Locke

Locke taught and lectured for more than forty years and worked to protect sacred Indian sites. She won a MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her lifelong work to preserve indigenous North American languages.

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H. Elsie Austin A Stories

H. Elsie Austin

Austin was a pioneer in the civil rights movement, and in 1930 was the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and the first African American woman to

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Mildred Mottahedeh M Stories

Mildred Mottahedeh

In 1958, she and her husband established a foundation to support projects in the developing world. She was also instrumental in providing early support for the New Era High School and the New Era

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Táhirih Stories T

Táhirih

Táhirih asked to borrow the writings and take them home. Mullá Javád violently objected, telling her: “Your father is an enemy of the Twin Luminous Lights, Shaykh Ahmad and Siyyid Kázim.

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‘Abdu’r-Rahmán

He spent some time in Iraq, and won a crown of endless favor: he would enter the presence of Bahá’u’lláh and many a time would accompany Him on foot to the Shrine of the

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