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Muslim Woman
10-29-2010, 12:09 AM

Arthur Ashe, the legendary Wimbledon player, was dying of AIDS. He contracted HIV during the blood transfusions he had received during a heart surgery in 1983.

From all over the world, he received letters from his fans, one of which conveyed: "Why does GOD have to select you for such a bad disease?"

To this Arthur Ashe replied:

"The world over, 50 million children start playing tennis, 5 million learn to play tennis, 500,000 learn professional tennis, 50,000 come to the circuit, 5000 reach the grand slam, 50 reach Wimbledon, 4 to semi final, and 2 make it to the finals.

When I was holding a cup, I never asked GOD 'Why me? And today, in pain, I should not be asking GOD 'Why me?'"

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'Abd-al Latif
10-29-2010, 12:27 AM

Mashaa'Allah, this is the kind of gratitude that is required from Muslims. Very good post mashaa'Allah.

10-29-2010, 05:06 AM
:sl: SubhanAllaah what an insightful answer and truly priceless advice. Jazakillaahu khairan for sharing

10-29-2010, 05:15 AM

subhan allah


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