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Arthur Pillsbury Dodge

Having abandoned his dream of publishing a national magazine, Dodge pursued his inventions and established his own Kinetic Power Company.

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Shirin Dalvand

Shirin loved flowers and would always keep a single flower or a green leaf in her room. She also loved the ocean and would visit the beach as often as possible.

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Siyyid Yahya-i-Darabi (Vahid)

On my arrival I found that Husayn Khan, who in the meantime had been searching for me, was eager to know whether I had fallen a victim to the Bab's magic influence. `No one

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Dagmar Dole

Dagmar first heard of the Bahá’í Faith through her friend Marion Holley Hofman and immediately accepted it. Soon after becoming a declared believer she and her close friend, Virginia Orbison, went to Glendale, California,

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Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney

In 1914 Hippolyte and Laura Dreyfus-Barney visited the German colony of Qingdao, China, wanting to go on to travel up the Yangzi river (and overland) to Kunming, Yunnan Province. However due to the first

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Shamsu’d-Duhá had become friends with the “Leaf of Paradise,” sister to Mullá Husayn, the Bábu’l-Báb. Through that lady she had met Táhirih, Qurratu’l-‘Ayn, and had begun to spend most of her time in

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Theodore Durieux

At WWII, there were no known Baha'is in Belgium; but after the war, his name was given to the European Teaching committee. In early 1947, U.S. pioneer Melanie Humbert contacted him. In April, he

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Clara Dunn and John Henry Hyde Dunn

After Clara suggested that Hyde might proceed alone to save the expense of her ticket, they cabled ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, asking whether both should go. He replied, "Highly commendable," thus settling the matter. Some of the

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