The power of engagement: Anti-Islam protestor has a change of heart

 

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When Jason Leger attended the anti-Muslim protest at an Arizona mosque and was invited to attend the prayer service, he experienced a change of heart:

“Out of respect for the Islamic people, knowing what I know now, because I have talked to them and spoke to them, no I would not do that again, just because I don’t want to offend or hurt those people,” he said.

While at Friday’s vigil, Leger spoke with a group of people who pray at the mosque, they invited him inside.

“When I took a second to actually sit down and listen to them, and actually enter their mosque, and go in and watch some of their prayers, it is a beautiful thing, and they answered some of the questions that I had,” said Jason Leger.

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