Baha’i

Florence “Mother” George

To her intimates Florence George revealed her pride. She was proud of the distinction "Mother," bestowed on her by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. She liked to speak of her pilgrimage to Haifa, of her Master's personal care

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Masud Olufani

Masud learned of the Baha’i Faith in 1992 as a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta. He was introduced the Faith from a then girlfriend who was not a Baha’i but an admirer. “This

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Dorothy Beecher Baker

She often said something to this effect: Nothing worth knowing is attained without labor, tremendous effort, and undivided attention. She always felt sure that she was to go forth to service and that her

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Ella Goodall Cooper

Ella Frances Goodall was of an influential, well-known California family. She and her mother, Helen Goodall, were among the first Baha’is of California. They learned of the Faith from Miss Ann Apperson, a niece

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Husayn-Áqáy-i-Tabrízí

During all that time Husayn-Áqá never offended a soul, nor did anyone, where he was concerned, utter a single complaint. This was truly a miracle, and no one else could have established such a

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Musa Banani

In Persia his elder brother came into contact with the Bahá’ís and accepted the Faith, but Músá Banání had no interest in his brother’s spiritual concerns. In 1911 he was living as a merchant

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Hussein Ahdieh

Dr. Ahdieh has had a distinguished career in education in New York. His proudest achievement was his contribution in establishing the Harlem Preparatory School -a world renowned charter high school for disadvantaged students as

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Lillian Frances Kappes

She taught at both the Tarbiyat Boys and Girls schools shortly after arriving, and became the Director of the Girls School. In 1912, the year after Lillian's arrival, a famine affected the province of

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