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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.

Kanichi Yamamoto Stories Y

Kanichi Yamamoto

Kanichi Yamamoto was the second Japanese to become a Baha'i. He learned of the Faith from Mr. and Mrs. William Smith in Honolulu. Later the Yamamoto's moved to Berkeley and continued to teach and

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Hossein Achtchi A Stories

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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Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi A Stories

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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Eleanor Moon Soo Fouts F Stories

Eleanor Moon Soo Fouts

Soo as she likes to be called was born and raised in Hawai’i of Korean ancestry. She attended Bahá’í children’s classes and became a Bahá’í youth at at the age of seventeen.

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Agnes Baldwin Alexander A Stories

Agnes Baldwin Alexander

She was so fully confident in the outpouring of guidance that would come as a result of earnest prayer, that she never worried about the consequences of following it, never wavered in the face

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Shaykh ‘Alí-Akbar-i-Mázgání M Stories

Shaykh ‘Alí-Akbar-i-Mázgání

He was a child of the eminent scholar, Shaykh-i-Mázgání; his noble father was one of the leading citizens of Qamsar, near Káshán, and for piety, holiness, and the fear of God he had no

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Zaynu’l-Muqarrabín M Stories

Zaynu’l-Muqarrabín

In Persia his life was in imminent peril; and since remaining at Najaf-Ábád would have stirred up the agitators and brought on riots, he hastened away to Adrianople, seeking sanctuary with God, and crying

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Mashhadí Faṭṭáḥ F Stories

Mashhadí Faṭṭáḥ

Mashhadí Faṭṭáḥ possessed some merchandise; this was all he owned in the world. He had entrusted it to persons in Adrianople, and later on those unrighteous people did away with the goods.

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