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H.D.S. Greenway

Standing up to prejudice

By H.D.S. Greenway
August 1, 2006

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LEWISTON, Maine AFTER HIS ARREST, Brent Matthews, a 33-year-old trouble maker, said that rolling a pig's head into a mosque full of worshipers here last month was meant as a joke. However, this old mill town's 2,000 Somali Muslims -- out of a total population of 36,000 -- did not see the humor in it. (Full article: 758 words)

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