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Muhtadia Rice  

actress / singer, U.S.A.

...In 1969, when I became a Bahá´í, very little was known about Tahirih in the West. We can be thankful, however, that she was such a dynamic and gifted poetess and scholar that her words have been preserved. I began to mine this legacy in 1993 when I was asked to perform the yet unpublished English versions of some of her poetry at a Tahirih Tribute at the Los Angeles Bahá´í Center. I had no idea that it would be such a life- changing experience...

...with each step in the creation of what would become the performance A Woman and Her words: The Story of Tahirih, I have discovered my own artistry...

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