Yearly Archives: 2015

Carole Lombard Gable

Mrs. Sara Kenny, then a member of the Los Angeles Assembly, describes Carole Lombard as she appeared that night. She looked very young, in a simple tailored suit; usually so vital, now she was

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Mírzá Ja‘far-i-Yazdí

Mírzá Ja‘far was patient and long-suffering, a faithful attendant at the Holy Threshold. He was a servant to all the friends, working day and night. A quiet man, sparing of speech, in all things

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Jináb-i-Muníb

During the years when Bahá’u’lláh resided in Iraq, Jináb-i-Muníb left Káshán and hastened to His presence. He went to live in a small and humble house, barely managed to subsist, and set about committing

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Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi

Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi (Ashchi in Farsi means cook or maker of broth) was Baha'u'llah's cook. His father died on his way to ask for the hand of his brother's daughter to wed 'Abdu'l-Baha. Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi's

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Hossein Achtchi

Hossein Achtchi spelled his last name differently than his ancestors, Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi. He had a deep knowledge of sacred texts and had a profound loyalty to the Covenant. He taught thirteen courses at Willmette

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Roya Ishraqi

Roya was very active in her life and loved sports such as mountain climbing. Her sister, Rosita, became engaged the same day that her father was killed.

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Siyyid Husayn-i-Turshizi

As he faced the multitude that had gathered round him to witness his martyrdom, Siyyid Husayn raised his voice and said: "Hear me, O followers of Islam! My name is Husayn, and I am

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