03/24/2014 12:37 pm ET Updated Mar 24, 2014

Confessions Of A Secret Muslim: Sarah Harvard Comes Out

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I didn’t pray much as a child. Sometimes I would copy my grandmother as she prayed toward Mecca. I remember the ritual: bow down, come back up, bow down, looking to both sides while twirling my right fingers.

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