Transcript from Interview on 20 December 2012
How did you first hear and learn about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?
Well, it was when I was at BYU, but the first thing I heard about it was when I was planning to go to BYU and everyone told me all these stories, that were mostly incorrect. My grandfather said one positive thing among all the negative things. He said he met a Mormon couple once and they were the nicest people he’s ever met. So he thought that Mormons can’t be bad. So…, but the stories I heard were just outrageous and not true. So when I went to BYU I started to get to know people and everyone was so nice. People were sweet and kind and generous. But that wasn’t what drew me to the church. The thing that drew me to the church was when I listened to Conference and President Hunter referred to this land as Palestine. And that’s when it made a difference to me because I felt that he acknowledged my right as a Palestinian.
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