Imam Khalid Latif: Ramadan Reflection Day 24: Need, Greed and Our Responsibility To the World
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One of the most amazing places I've ever visited has to be the Maldives. For those who are unfamiliar, it is a country made up of many islands scattered throughout the Indian Ocean. Its landscape is beyond beautiful and one that I will always carry an image of.
In 2010 I was invited to visit twice, first in the summer and then a few months later in the winter. At that time, the country was still in an early stage of transitioning to a democracy. My work had me engaging different governmental offices, ministers, rehab centers (there's a lot of heroin), and groups
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