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Mecca (Saudi Arabia) stampede: 355 Nigerians involved, 99 confirmed dead

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Thursday said 355 Nigerians were involved in the Mina Stampede, out of whom 99 were confirmed dead.
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Margaret Lang, 9th Great-Grandmother

My 9th great-grandmother was born in Dedham, Essex, England and died in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.  She arrived in Salem with her second husband by 1630, but had a hard life in the new world. 582 more words


Don't Look Back. Just Keep Moving Forward! 

According to the weather forecast, today should be the last day of rain! Tomorrow it is supposed to be cloudy, but with no showers, and Thursday, a beautiful sunny day with a high of 21 degrees Celsius. 629 more words


Mayflower Compact: In The Name of GOD, Amen.

In the name of God, Amen. We whose names are under-written, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereigne Lord, King James, by the grace of God, of Great Britaine, France, and Ireland king, Defender of the faith, etc. 474 more words


Thanksgiving in the Sukkah

Have you ever considered the resemblance of the American holiday of Thanksgiving and the Lord’s Feast of Tabernacles, or Sukkot?  They are both a time of rejoicing and giving thanks to YHWH.  188 more words


Special Snowflake

I have an old friend who always complains about today’s generation, and how kids today they think they are “special snowflakes” who deserve only the “best”. 161 more words

English Major

We ended Hajj in Kano —Oyo intending pilgrims

Pilgrimage to Mecca, as one of the five pillars of Islam, is a dream that every devout Muslim holds very dear to heart.

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