One God and One Nation: THE TRUE VALUES OF ISLAM

THE TRUE VALUES OF ISLAM

Ghassan (Gus) Karim's daughter was on the phone. Karim is a tailor who immigrated to the U.S. from Lebanon in 1969. Thirty-two years later, when George W. Bush took the oath of office as President, he was wearing a suit made by his friend Gus. But after last week's bombings, Karim's daughter, who works for a Dallas financial-consulting company, called in tears. She had been taunted. "You were born in this country. Don't worry about it," Karim told her. A Muslim, a Rotarian and an American success story, he says, "This is my home, and I am proud to be here....

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