A Fellow American

by
Abby Zimet

Muhammad Hamdini's funeral.

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At Peter King's anti-Muslim hearings, powerful testimony from Rep. Keith Ellison, (D-MN), Congress’s first elected Muslim. Breaking down in tears, Ellison told the story of Muhammad Hamdani, a 23-year-old Muslim first responder who died Sept. 11 - "a fellow American who gave his life for other Americans.” Probably not what King had in mind here.

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