Italians, Syrians, Greeks, Armenians, Assyrians and Arabs—all of those cultures have played important parts in the life of former Catholic monk Nichan Najjarian. 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.

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  • Susan Kosei
    Nov 10, 2017
    May the whole world be addicted to helping others