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Muslims Long Thrived in North Carolina Before Students Killed

Growing up in a Muslim family near Raleigh, North Carolina, Sally Ayad felt like the all-American girl. "I played piano. I had sports. I was in Girl Scouts, sold my cookies. And I loved it," she recalled. “The honest truth is that I don't think that many people knew what a Muslim was back then.” In the American south, a region with no shortage of bigotry in the 1960s and 70s, Muslims actually had it good in the area known as the Triangle - a region that includes the...

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