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Meet the Muslims who sacrificed themselves to save Jews and fight Nazis in World War II

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Source: washingtonpost.com

By: Michael Wolfe

Noor Inayat Khan led a very unusual life. She was born in 1914 to an Indian Sufi mystic of noble lineage and an American half-sister of Perry Baker, often credited with introducing yoga into America. As a child, she and her parents escaped the chaos of revolutionary Moscow in a carriage belonging to Tolstoy’s son. Raised in Paris in a mansion filled with her father’s students and devotees, Khan became a virtuoso of the harp and the veena, dressed in Western clothes, graduated from the Sorbonne and published a book of children’s tales — all before she was 25.

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The past is but a memory, a place where good things live forever, the rest must be sacrificed, learned from & forgiven.

gb copy The past is but a memory, a place where good things live forever, the rest must be sacrificed, learned from & forgiven.
es copy El pasado no es más que un recuerdo, un lugar donde las cosas buenas de vivir para siempre, el resto debe ser sacrificada, aprendido de y perdonado.
nl copy Het verleden is slechts een herinnering, een plek waar goede dingen voor altijd leven, de rest moet worden opgeofferd, geleerd van en vergeven.
fr copy Le passé n’est plus qu’un souvenir, un endroit où les bonnes choses vivent toujours, le reste doit être sacrifié, tirés et pardonné.
de copy Die Vergangenheit ist nur noch eine Erinnerung, ein Ort, wo gute Dinge für immer leben, der Rest muss geopfert werden, gelehrt von & verziehen.
CN67867 Guòqù zhǐshì yīgè jìyì, zài nàlǐ hǎo dōngxi yǒngyuǎn huózhe, bìxū xīshēng xiūxí dì dìfāng, cóng xué yǔ yuánliàng.
Sweden Det förflutna är ett minne blott, en plats där bra saker att leva för evigt, resten måste offras, lärt sig och förlåten.
rus7897 Proshloye nopamyat’ , mesto, gde khoroshiye veshchi zhit’ vechno , ostal’nyye dolzhny byt’ prineseny v zhertvu , uznal ot & proshcheny.
4523turkey Geçmiş ama bir bellek, iyi şeyler kalanı kurban edilmeli, sonsuza kadar yaşayacak bir yer öğrendim ve affedildi.
images Il passato è solo un ricordo, un luogo in cui vivono per sempre cose buone, il resto deve essere sacrificato, appreso da e perdonato.
indonesiaID Masa lalu hanyalah kenangan, tempat di mana hal-hal baik hidup selamanya, sisanya harus dikorbankan, belajar dari & diampuni.