C Stories

Reginald Rex Collins

There is much that might be said about this most remarkable man, but perhaps his most outstanding trait was his overwhelming love of life. He embraced life wholeheartedly and gloried in it unceasingly. This

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M Stories

Harriet Gibbs Marshall

Marshall was the first of her race to graduate from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as a piano major, and, after piano study in Europe, she concertized in the United States. She established a

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C Stories

Dorothy Champ

Ms. Dorothy Champ became a Bahá’í in 1919 and went on to become a great teacher of the Faith. She had been a designer, singer, model and dancer. She was so inspired by the

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N Stories

Fayard Nicholas

Mr. Fayard Nicholas was a Baha'i and he developed the duo’s trademark balletic and acrobatic style, which they showcased in 65 movies, and which inspired such greats as Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Michael

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N Stories

Samuel Njiki (Njiki Samuel Njenji)

Mr. Njiki was employed as a typist with Cameroon Development Co-operation (CDC) in the area oflice in Bota from 1950 to 1954. Early in 1954 he came into contact with the Bahá’í Faith through

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M Stories

William Mmutle Masetlha

A shining event in William’s life was the dedication of the Kampala Temple which he was ‘privileged to attend in January 1961. He remarked of it, ‘What a joy it is to be amidst

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S Stories

Albert Schwarz

Mr. Schwarz was a Disciple of ‘Abdu’l-Baha. He and his wife Alice Schwarz-Solivo had the great bounty to enter into the Circle of Light of Abdu’l-Baha in the year 1913. Mr. and Mrs. Schwarz

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S Stories

Adelaide Sharpe aka Adelaide Sharp

Adelaide Sharpe stayed on in Persia on the Guardian's advice and gradually organized classes for boys as well as girls to study writings in English such as Baha'i Administration, The Promised Day is Come,

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F Stories

Harold Collis Featherstone

In October 1957 he was appointed a Hand of the Cause of God by Shoghi Effendi. From 1957 Featherstone maintained an 18-member Auxiliary Board (nine for propagation, nine for protection), spread throughout the Pacific,

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B Stories

Dr. Zíá Bagdádí

"At my birth, Baha'u'llah named me 'Zia' (Light) and gave me the Turkish title 'Effendi.' But on my first visit to Him, when He inquired about my health, I replied in Arabic 'Mabsoot' (I

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