Letter: Shahzad Ansari, Leesburg

Editor: During the last Friday prayer’s sermon at Ashburn Adams Center branch, the Imam delivering the sermon shared with the congregation the message from a card delivered to the mosque. I was so touched by the sentiment of the card and its message that it compelled me to write and share it with you and the readers.

The card read: “If anyone is feeling upset, angry or afraid because of the recent election results, we want you to know: We are so glad you are here. It is an honor to be your neighbor. Love, The Kirkwood-Peckman Family.”

As an American Muslim, families and people like these solidify and replenish not only my faith in America but are a shining example of what is good and decent in all of us that we sometimes forget or overlook and that all of us make America great no matter the Religion, Race or Creed.  Kirkwood-Peckman Family you represent the best of America.

Shahzad Ansari, Leesburg