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Catonsville Islamic Society members reflect on president's visit

Catonsville Islamic Society members reflect on president's visit

About a month ago, Danette Zaghari-Mask recalls, a woman walked through the doors of the Catonsville-based Islamic Society of Baltimore with her young daughter in tow.

She came because while at a park earlier, some Muslim women from Catonsville walked past them wearing head scarves, and her daughter had grabbed her.

"Don't go near those people, Mom — they're dangerous," she said, according to Zaghari-Mask, a teacher at the mosque.

Hearing that, she decided she would bring her child to the Islamic Society of Baltimore's mosque on Johnnycake Road.

"She was so shocked her daughter had those feelings; she didn't know where they originated. She said...

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