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Video of my encounter with the FBI!

Below is the link to U-Tube.

It’s 15 minutes of story telling

about my experience with the FBI.

I trust you will find it interesting.

Feel free to share it with others.

Your comments would be appreciated!

PS: I was the last of 5 storytellers to present.

At the beginning of the 3 hour program (including intermission) the hostess of the program, Satori Shakour, said that there are 5 storytellers ranging from 11 years old to 80.  When I ran across the stage, she said: This man running across the stage is 80.
The video begins with her introducing my name.

Society Web-site
www.secretstorytellers.org

Link to the live-stream: Where you can see the entire 3 hour program.

http://new.livestream.com/accounts/2710797/events/3865013

Your comments and opinions would be most welcomed and appreciat...

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Telling My Story: The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers

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March 15

 

Dear Seeker of Truth, Peace and Love


I have been honored, privileged and humbled to be invited to tell my story at the: The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers.

I will be on stage at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History this Friday, 20 March 2015 at 8 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST).  My story will be my encounter with the FBI!  Don’t be scared— I wasn’t and I’m not!  I’m sure you will appreciate it and get some humor out of it!


Below is the link to the society and below that is the link to the live-stream.

Feel free to check out the society’s web-site and be sure to tune in to the live-stream link on Friday 20 March at 8 PM (EST) for the broadcast.  Or you can stream it (recorded) any time after that date.

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New Article by Yusif in MPT Newsletter “What Does It Mean to be Centered . . .”

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The latest issue of the Meta Peace Team Spring 2013 Newsletter has an article by Yusif called “What Does It Mean to be Centered and How Do We Do It?”.

Commenting on the article, Yusif stated:

“I am a trainer for the Michigan Peace Team (now known as Meta Peace Team) for the last 10 years.  Recently I was asked to write an article for their newsletter on being Centered.

“The link below will take you to their online newsletter (Volume 19, Issue 2 ) and my article appears on page 10.

“The Peace Team is dedicated to teaching people about the benefits of Peace & Non-violence!  The topic, the objective and the Peace Team is worthy of your time!”

What Does It Mean to be Centered and How Do We Do It?
by Yusif Barakat
Meta Peace Team’s Spring 2013 Newsletter

Volume 19, Issue 2 on Page10

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Holiday Greetings from Yusif

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It is not the function of government to keep the citizens from falling into error —

it is the function of the citizens to keep the government from falling into error.

Truth does not just enlighten us, it obligates us.

Ever since I landed at Ellis Island, on my 12th Birthday, as a Palestinian refugee, I’ve been carrying the dream of returning back to my home in Palestine.   As a 12 year old shepherd boy, who could not speak English, I had no idea what life held in store for me in America.

Now, 65 years later, the dream has morphed into a WISH FOR PEACE IN OUR WORLD THAT WILL HEAL ALL OF HUMANITY.

During the 65 years, I have seen the American Dream morph into the American Nightmare.   It’s not that I’m anti-American and it’s not that I’m not patriotic...

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