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My Story of Diversity: 5 Countries, 7 Languages | Nichan Najjarian

December 8, 2017, in Videos > Talk, by

In this talk, produced by Bahaiteachings.org, Nichan Najjarian says “Diversity has defined my life since childhood.” Growing up during wartime in Lebannon, he tells the story of those who brought beauty and diversity to his life. Nichan grew up in Beirut, in the middle of a street-by-street civil war, being fought for control of the city and the nation. That war divided people by ethnicity, nationality and religion. But somehow, in the midst of all that division, Nichan finds a friend—Eddie. In his travels, he meets many Eddies—all from diverse cultures and backgrounds, and all contributing to the beautiful, diverse garden of humanity. That diversity leads him to the Baha’i Faith. 

For more videos like this, check out Baha’i Teachings’ YouTube channel or visit Bahaiteachings.org. You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

You can also listen to our blogcast with Rainn Wilson where he interviews Payam Zamani, co-founder of Bahaiteachings.org.

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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