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    While you're still horrified by the mosque shooting, I'm going to share something I don't normally share. Because tomorrow, it won't be so fresh, and that feeling you have right now, where even a small, kindhearted country like NZ isn't safe won't be filling your heart the 1/

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    ViannaWrites

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    way it is right now. That feeling? That fear? That is the feeling that many of us feel every time we set foot in a Mosque. I used to attend one of the larger Mosques in San Diego. It was beautiful and was one of the few places I felt at peace. I took my young niece 2/

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    ViannaWrites

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    every week, and she couldn't wait for us to don our hijabs and drive to the Mosque for Friday services, community, and a meal many of us would share together. Then the hate started. I won't share everything that happened, but one day, someone duct taped firecrackers 3/

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    ViannaWrites

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    two the underside of several cars while we all prayed. Luckily, they didn't cause the cars to explode, but it changed everything. More things happened, forcing us to hire security guards around the clock to keep us safe. Things began to happen to me outside the Mosque, and 4/

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    ViannaWrites

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    One day, someone saw me driving with my hijab on and ran me off the road with a toddler in the backseat. I realized that exercising my freedom of religion and practicing a religion I had practiced in rural KY without issue was putting my family in danger. I stopped wearing 5/

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    ViannaWrites

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    hijab and I started parking really far from the Mosque and walking down the winding streets, stopping to cover my head just before I entered because I was so scared. Not for myself, but for my family. As time went on, things only got worse, and there came a point where 6/

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    ViannaWrites

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    I couldn't listen to the Khutbah any longer without watching the door, and wondering if today was going to be the day that they would stop trying to get us in our cars and attack us when we were sitting ducks. I moved to Texas, and the haters were even more vocal here. 7/

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    ViannaWrites

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    My middle child came home crying because the World Cultures teacher told the class that all Muslims were terrorists no matter what we said to try to hide who we were. My children were bullied for who I was, and I withdrew even more. Then the shootings and the fires started 8/

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    ViannaWrites

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    Nowhere was safe. Not school, not houses of worship, not my own car. It took a while to find a Mosque here. They're not as bold here, tucked away in small communities. I have been to the Mosque here. It is beautiful, and the people are friendly. But every time I step foot 9/

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    ViannaWrites

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    In the Mosque, my anxiety skyrockets and I feel like I'm going to die. I've been in two active shooter situations in my life. I have been spit on, shoved and cursed out. And once, a man with a gun on his hip turned to me and said something that made my blood run cold 10/

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    ViannaWrites

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    Because in his mind, he was the good guy with the gun, despite his t-shirt that clearly proclaimed to "shoot 'em all, and let G-d decide" with the dead bodies obvious Muslims. Nowhere is safe. And this feeling that you have right now, this is how some of us feel every time 11/

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    ViannaWrites

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    we leave our homes. Because every Friday prayer could be our last. Today, families went into Mosques in NZ, ready to sit with loved ones and pray and they were slaughtered. The current climate allowed this. This isn't about some unhinged loner in his parents' 12/

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    ViannaWrites

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    basement. When Islamaphobia is normalized, this could be anyone. Because people are afraid to stand up, or if it doesn't affect them, maybe they "mind their own business". Anytime you hear Islamaphobic remarks (and antisemitic remarks because Jewish Americans are not safe, 13/

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    ViannaWrites

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    in this climate, either) and you say nothing, you are letting them know that their words mean nothing. You cannot be an ally if you shy away from confrontation. When your family members and friends joke about stereotypes and you avoid conflict, you feed the beast. 14/

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    ViannaWrites

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    We need you all to speak out. We can't be the only ones to stand up to the hate. This is the time when allies make a marked difference. We need you to stand up. To say that there is no such thing as a harmless joke or a funny stereotype. Don't say that your father/brother/ 15/

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    ViannaWrites

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    grandmother/boss didn't mean "regular Muslims". You can't just let this stuff go, because it grows and it builds up until there is nowhere safe for anyone to worship. Or live. Or breathe. My daughter deserves a world where my heart doesn't skip a beat every time she comes 16/

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    ViannaWrites

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    out of school wearing a hijab she snuck in her backpack. On holidays when the kids can come to Khutbah, I shouldn't wonder if "Thanksgiving Massacre at [name] Mosque" is going to be the next headline. To be forgotten a week later. This is our daily life. When the headline 17/

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    ViannaWrites

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    Is replaced with another tragedy & memories of today fade, we will still be in danger in our homes, spit on, yelled out, our Mosques burned, vandalized, and our women unsafe because of a piece of cloth. Don't just speak up today. Don't think a hashtag dedicated to the victims 18/

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    ViannaWrites

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    makes you an ally. Speaking up anytime you see something, boycotting celebrities who spread antisemitism & Islamaphobia, & educating your family is how you show your allyship. We need you. Your voice matters. Please, speak up and don't stop until this world is safe for us all.

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    ViannaWrites

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  2. @GoodwinVianna I don’t know you, but I wish I could give you and your loved ones a massive hug right now. Please don’t give up on the rest of us that know better than to give into hate.

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    nic_andersen

    Nicole Andersen

  3. Thank you. I won't ever give up. My kids deserve better than this. We all do.

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    ViannaWrites

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  4. @GoodwinVianna This is where I got when I thought: Alright, I'm a staunch "f*** all religions" kind of person, but this shit that your talking about happening isn't cool either. I'm sorry about the scumbags who think this is how to handle our differences.

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    AnotherHippopo

    Another Hippopotomus

  5. @GoodwinVianna I’m so sorry. For my home state’s bullshit, for the haters, for the insecure rednecks who have persecuted you and your family. We have a long history of glorifying ignorance in Texas, of the good ol boy culture, and this is its horribly natural conclusion: fear of differences.😞

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    APenToPaper

    EmmEmmPotts

  6. @GoodwinVianna Your words summarise it so well. Thank you for sharing your stories. I am so sorry. We are hurting here in NZ and even though I can say ‘not here surely’ unfortunately, yes. as-Salâm Alaikum ❤️

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    IslayHarris

    All Black Sloth

  7. @GoodwinVianna 😮😮 I'm so sorry you have experienced this, these are the things we don't hear about and we need to hear them..

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  8. @GoodwinVianna Heya @threadreaderapp, could you please unroll this thread for me? Thank you very much!

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    KellyT

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  10. @GoodwinVianna I’m so sorry for your anxiety because I know a similar one. I sometimes get so afraid stepping into a synagogue that I think I’m going to puke.

    May we all work towards a world where no one knows that feeling, and may we all feel safe.

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    queer_i_am

    Ayyyymos

  11. @GoodwinVianna to be honest, this is somehow everyones life though. theres a LOT of massacres/shootings in the US, what seemed like every single week for a while, without any religious or racist target and a week later it was forgotten. because there was the next. the real problem is the USA.

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    JHardyFan

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  15. @GoodwinVianna Thx for sharing but why do we give so much power to man-made structures/religious figureheads & turn it into culture that tribalises. It's used as a weapon to accentuate our differences not what unites us. Wonder if we'd be better off if religion was private, contemplative

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  18. @GoodwinVianna But why in egypt, syria, lebanon the islamics does that and nobody care..they destroy churchs, kill cathlics, destroy christian images and churches and murder so many..so im gonna tell you a history..LEBANON, EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ...ITS ALL AROUND US

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    FabioJBacha

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  19. @GoodwinVianna I am so sorry. For the shooting. For all of this. I’ll do what I can in my corner of the world to make it right.

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  21. @GoodwinVianna Help me to know ways I can speak up specifically related to children in schools. My daughter has a friend who wears hijab, and my daughter sometimes joins her as she likes the style (they are 7). What else can I do for my neighbors?

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    kjrscout

    Kelly Jane Rosenblat

  22. @GoodwinVianna Not the time or place. This would be like asking a Catholic's thoughts on anti-abortion terrorists after a church was bombed.

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    StreamLass

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  24. @GoodwinVianna I am so sorry this happened to you, and I hope that your daughter won't experience the same things

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    zzzziltoid

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  25. @GoodwinVianna I hope this world cultures teacher was fired or at least disciplined.

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    katyfarr

    Katy Farr

  26. @GoodwinVianna I'm a Texan, born and raised. I'm so sorry for what you and your family are having to endure here. I pray God's blessings upon you, my sister. ☺

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    tamprej

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  28. @GoodwinVianna My sister. If you are comfortable DM me where you live in TX. I want to learn in Islam & I would love to give u a giant hug

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    AuthorMonicaO

    Monica Owens

  29. @frankieonye It's not meaningless. It's everything. <3

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    ViannaWrites

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    Walaikum as-Salam. Be safe and I'm sorry this horror has touched your beautiful country.

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    ViannaWrites

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  31. wearing hijab in solidarity is huge. I once had a coworker who just decided to fast Ramadan with me one year because I was the only one fasting and it was AMAZING. I never forgot that kindness. Befriend her parents, and maybe even find out when 'eid (holiday) is

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    ViannaWrites

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  32. @GoodwinVianna Sister. Sikhs understand this. We stand with you. Let us help carry this burden. Each time you feel unsafe practising your faith, look around for a Sikh to keep you and your family company. We're a community born in pain to take the pain of others. Letting us do it is a privilege

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  33. If people allowed religion to be a private thing instead of taking someone's religious choices as a personal afront would be better. It's not like I can hide my religion? Rather than hiding, we need openness and love. We need to see everyone as just as good as we see ourselves

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    ViannaWrites

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    We have a beautiful Sikh community here and y'all have my love. So much kindess <3

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    ViannaWrites

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  34. @GoodwinVianna I was thinking the UDL/IRA fighting, actually. No religion has a monopoly on inspiring evil acts.

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    StreamLass

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  35. @CONSTRUTORAJAB Listen and understand me very clearly. I denounce ALL forms of religious violence no matter what religion (or no religion) the perpetrators identify as. ALL hate in this world, and all religious persecution needs to stop and we do care. No one should ever worship in fear.

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  37. @GoodwinVianna This REALLY gets me. Ik it isn't nesrly the same thing, but bystanders in general make a DIFFERENCE. I was being bullied by a group of younger kids once and DAYS after the situation ended, someone else from the group messaged me and said they were too scared to say anything +

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    SeokjinDadJokez

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    @GoodwinVianna before and when I told them "hey for next time, please don't be a bystander, even one person can make a difference by speaking up", they then told me smth like "I don't agree w/ bullying, but at the same time I'll never speak out about it" and then I just- oof, it's just sad how+

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    SeokjinDadJokez

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    @GoodwinVianna many people have this mindset about MANY things. "Oh I don't like that sure, but I'm too scared to speak out about it" like you could literally help save a life? Not to mention how utterly terrified ppl are to be GOING THROUGH THIS? You may not have to deal with ever having to+

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    SeokjinDadJokez

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    @GoodwinVianna be that scared sure, but like realize that you CAN be an ally and become an example to those around you that it's OK, it's GOOD, it's HELPFUL to be an ally. Bystanding isn't the way to go.

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    SeokjinDadJokez

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  38. @GoodwinVianna I agree, but in practice knowing how violent we are as a species, sometimes I think organised religion allows evil to coalesce around it - either to control from within or attack from the outside. Maybe if it was a spiritual inner world those forces would find it harder to grasp

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    honkhonkbeep

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  39. @GoodwinVianna Well, I'm glad you found some peace here in Kentucky.

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    firedrake1954

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  40. @GoodwinVianna Welcome to black world. I’m sorry you have to experience this horror

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    landis_lain

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  41. I'm sorry you experienced that. Thank you for sharing your story <3

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    ViannaWrites

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  42. @GoodwinVianna As I said, it isn't comparable to anything you've described, but thank you as well. What I realized after the experience though just made me lose a bit of faith in the world

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    SeokjinDadJokez

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  43. @GoodwinVianna @frankieonye 😢 I love you too, Vianna

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  44. @GoodwinVianna It isn’t a joke.
    It’s Stochastic Terrorism.

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  45. @GoodwinVianna Um and so it's not weird I'm also in TX that's why I asked.

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    AuthorMonicaO

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  46. @GoodwinVianna My world cultures teacher said something similar. He said Muhammad (sa) was a warrior Prophet. I corrected him and said he only fought in defensive wards but he insisted and ended the discussion.

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    salaam

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  47. I went to the school and had a very long talk with the Principal. She ended up having to apologize and they had someone come in and reteach that material, but the damage was done. How could someone teaching World Cultures be like that? Of all teachers. It's heartbreaking

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    ViannaWrites

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  48. Standing up or standing by is your choice of the outcome when you’re the one being attacked.

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    nhillery1

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  49. I understood ;). My notifications are really intense right now. I'll chat with you when this all dies down. I wasn't expecting this kind of response at all when I went to sleep last night. <3

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  51. @GoodwinVianna Did you have a parent conference?...that teacher should be fired!

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    divasantamonica

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  52. @GoodwinVianna Irish flag-->Catholic analogy, actually, as opposed to, say, Buddhist.

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    StreamLass

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    @GoodwinVianna I was thinking you were coming from a place of genuine curiosity but poor timing, and so trying for an easily-accessible analogy for why the timing was poor. But now I'm beginning to think you're just a provocateur, and I fell for the bait.

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    StreamLass

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  53. @GoodwinVianna May I ask where in rural KY? It is my homestate, and I'm just curious. I see you are a writer. If you have any pieces on being Muslim in KY, i would love to read.

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    bdfenwick

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  54. @GoodwinVianna Some guy in a truck tried to run my mother over while she was wearing her hijab. She's in her 70s.

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  55. @GoodwinVianna couldn´t agree more. unfortunatly the little part of muslim does not agree with you..and now hate around the world is going to be the new normal, because the muslim religion made sure to do that..its a shame but its true..No one should ever try to impose their life style/religion

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    FabioJBacha

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  56. @GoodwinVianna As a lifelong Texan, I am so sorry that you are experiencing these awful things. You deserve to worship safely however you choose. You belong & should feel welcome. Please know that these vile beliefs are not supported or encouraged by many millions of Texans & we wish you peace.

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  57. @GoodwinVianna This happened in my San Diego? I had no idea there was this level of hatred here toward Muslims! Yes, this is the most conservative large city in California due to the large military/retired military presence, but still -- this breaks my heart. What can I do to help change this?

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    ruthumstweets

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  58. When you see something, say something. It really is that simple. If you see a woman in the store with hijab, smile, say hi. If someone cuts her in line like she's not there (happened to me), speak up. Your voice is your power.

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    ViannaWrites

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  59. That this was taught IN SCHOOL burns my blood more than anything else short of the killings! Did no other parent before know they were teaching this, and did no one complain until a Muslim child was present?! 😫
    I pray your child sees a better world from now on. Somehow. 🦋

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    HistoReWriter

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  60. @GoodwinVianna Peace to you and your family. I'm very sorry for all you've had to endure

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    AndreaDMorgan

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  61. @GoodwinVianna No one! And I do mean no one should be so afraid because of hatred. My heart sank and a feeling of, yet again, a group is singled out with hatred. We don’t all have to agree, but we need to respect. Since when is murder normal? Sadly, it’s becoming a “normal” occurrence. 😥

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    PhyllCh

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  62. @GoodwinVianna You must be a seasoned writer to sap emotions with the fine use of words. Violence breeds violence. Terrorists and terrorism became mainstream words with the rise of Muslim suicide bombers. I'm sorry but every time I see a Muslim stranger I can't help but think is he one of them

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    gaya3arun

    Gayathri Arun

    @GoodwinVianna Like how you are anxious we are anxious too that we might be the next victim of a Muslim terrorists fanaticism. Stop spreading fanatic ideas in the mosques. Stop seeing other religions as kafirs. We can all live peacefully ever after.

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    gaya3arun

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  64. @GoodwinVianna They are our whānau, this is their home, and we did not keep them safe. All I have is sorrow

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    PedroColsones

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  65. @GoodwinVianna I’m so sorry. There is a girl that wears a hajib at my child’s school. We don’t know her but my daughter has her back. She watches out for her and knows what to do if she sees anything off. I went to my local Islamic center today to say I AM here and I WILL stand up. Much love.

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  68. @GoodwinVianna where i live i have failed to make many friends, im a bit odd and not terribly social. i had made a friend who liked some of the same things i did. but than trump happened and she made her level of hatred clear. she thought she was justified and right....1/

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  69. @GoodwinVianna Vianna, I’m sending u my love & prayer that God surrounds u & ur family with his light. No human can hurt u if God has no willed it. Pls pls spread to ur community to take self defence more seriously. Have someone(s) designated to guard outside while the rest pray...

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    M1Robbie

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  70. @GoodwinVianna when she said "the only good syrians are hamsters" that was it. i lost it. i made it clear that my heart stands with the suffering it does not stand with the hateful. and that was it. the end.

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  71. @GoodwinVianna ... organize self self defence lectures for groups in ur mosques & also lectures of what to do while walking alone, what to do if a female is attacked cuz of her hijab..etc. try to walk in groups preferably always a have men from ur community follow behind for protection..

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    M1Robbie

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  72. I want you to know that I hear you. I am a single person among the vast citizenry of this Country but I hear you. I am sending you a hug 🤗 and I want you to know that your words have brought tears to my eyes. The bullying that you've described is NOT America. Peace unto you.*

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    RuthieSky

    Ruthie Rader

  73. @GoodwinVianna organize lectures for the children in ur community (in mosques or outside) to strength their connection to their faith & explain white supremacy clearly. Explain it like they are adults & instruct them to be carful & report any racist encounters they go through...

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    M1Robbie

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    @GoodwinVianna ... teach the kids in ur community their constitutional rights ( freedom of speech, religion & their right to self defence). Just organise your selves & of course God is always there! .. seeing the victims crying today just broke my heart!!!

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    M1Robbie

    M.Robbie🔥

    @GoodwinVianna Also I know there are many very talented Muslim american lawyers. Have ur mosque engage one office and have them ready for any litigation that any of you might need like that scum bag teacher who spoke about Islam to ur kids! Make an example out of everyone one of them!

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    M1Robbie

    M.Robbie🔥

    @GoodwinVianna Also very very important arrange for someone from the local legislators office or an expert in the constitution to give lectures on citizen rights. It’s best everyone is educated about their rights so they know best way to react in situations. Good luck to you all!

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    M1Robbie

    M.Robbie🔥

    @GoodwinVianna Most important: tell ur community & especially ur children to be safe & happy & together, all communities we will vote the ‘white supremacist’ in chief in 20/20. Together we will remove this horrid man away rom all of us.

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    M1Robbie

    M.Robbie🔥

  74. @GoodwinVianna As a Christian in Texas, I am so sorry that this is what you found when you came here. I used to love learning about Islam from my Muslim friends at UTArlington, and one of them and I continued to email back and forth for years.

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  77. @GoodwinVianna As a Californian, this fills me with sorrow. As a teacher, this fills me with rage. It is disgusting when someone in my profession actively seeks to harm the people we are charged with protecting and educating. I am so sorry.

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    MechaVKaiju

    MechaVsKaiju

  78. @GoodwinVianna It has awoken us. We are an open and loving people mostly but there is still racial undertones and hate which obviously has manifested in this sick individual. There can be no tolerance for it. We need to call out casual racism, xenophobia and Islamaphobia. It stems from there.

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    IslayHarris

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  80. @GoodwinVianna Thank you for sharing. And very sad for all Muslims today especially. Ao

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  81. @GoodwinVianna I am truly sorry the ordeal you went through! My heart goes out to you. It bleeds today. Because hatred is on the rise.!

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    BeensK

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  86. @GoodwinVianna I'm in KY & I'm glad that you were given peace while here. I am so sorry for what you've been through & pray things change soon. From one human to another, ❤💯

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  95. @GoodwinVianna Oh no, not Texas. Why ever move there? Oh no.

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    AWorldOutOfMind

    Saint Brian The Godless

  96. @GoodwinVianna I agree. For too long hatred has been fertilized. By not standing against it, we help it grow. I stand against racism of all types in all cultures and religions. I wish my voice could bring you peace. You have my prayers and my heart.

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    roxanneTaylor9

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  97. @GoodwinVianna We non muslim not even allowed to worship soo sad even talk about our faith

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  98. @smarkofthebeast @GoodwinVianna Humor is subjective & not universal.

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  100. @GoodwinVianna I pray for a day when no one has to experience what you and your family are facing.

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    TLifDoTell

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  101. @GoodwinVianna Yeah!! And it was a world cultures teacher ??!!!🤨😣

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    JessieWebb19

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  103. @GoodwinVianna Racism, too. That white terrorist wants us whites Americans to attack People of Colour in a "race war."

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    Freedom22BB

    Freedom2B

  104. I'm sorry you feel that way. It's a horrible feeling. <3

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    ViannaWrites

    🦙Hermit Mode Vianna Arenas(she/they) فيانا 🦙

  105. @GoodwinVianna "You cannot be an ally if you shy away from confrontation." THIS. IS. EVERYTHING.

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