An American convert ‘becoming Muslim’ in Cairo 

The World

Islam has a long history in the United States. Enslaved Africans brought the Muslim faith to this continent centuries ago. But there’s still a sense, even for some Muslim converts, that Islam is somehow foreign or other. That helps explain why a lot of American Muslims choose to travel abroad to learn about their faith. Reporter Jahd Khalil has the story of one convert who moved to Cairo, Egypt to gain a closer understanding of Islam.

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