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NbA Muslim Woman Shares her Conversion Experience in Muslim Village

CaptureEuro-American Muslim Carolyn Erazo shared her conversion story on muslimvillage.com.  In her story, Erazo describes how a Latino-American Imam helped her on her journey to discovering and embracing her new faith.

Abdul didn’t speak much he let the questions just pour from mind to my mouth. With each question he answered quick and to the point yet as each one was answered I began to notice they just seemed right.

Read Carolyn Erazo’s full conversion story.

About Layla Abdullah-Poulos

Layla Abdullah-Poulos is an alumna of SUNY Empire State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Historical Studies and Literature and is presently a student in the School for Graduate Studies. She expects to complete her studies and receive a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and Advance Certificates in Women and Gender Studies and American Studies by 2016. An aspiring academic, Abdullah-Poulos uses her knowledge not only to develop her own scholarship but also that of other SUNY Empire State College students. A proponent for the enrichment of higher education through diversity, she plans to continue her work as an educator who conveys to students an ethnically diverse historical awareness and furnish them with the skills necessary to acquire political proficiency and constructively affect societal change.

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