The note assured them that there are still a lot of people who will fight for their right practice their religion.

Read the heartwarming note neighbours wrote to Muslim family after Trumps inaugurationTwitter
Flix Social media Monday, January 23, 2017 - 17:59

After the results of the US Presidential elections were announced, the internet exploded with reactions from women, immigrants and minorities. While some of them were worried, the others were downright scared. Some people even narrated incidents of being subjected to hate speech.

For Cincinnati-based Abubaker Amry, the case was no different. Although Abubaker wasn’t sure if Trump would ultimately go forward with his claims and promises, his anti-Muslim rhetoric did worry him, he told PTI. But things changed on Saturday when, after Trump’s inauguration, he received the most heartwarming note from his neighbours.

Referring to Trump taking charge of the White House, the note said that despite the beginning of “this new stage” for their country, Abubaker should know that “there are still a lot of people” who will fight for his “right to practice his religion, to continue to live without discrimination.”

The letter ended with the assurance that Abubaker’s family is welcome in the neighbourhood, and if they needed anything, they shouldn’t be afraid to knock on the author’s door.

A picture of the letter was tweeted by Abubaker’s niece, Hend Amry, who was previously nicknamed Queen of Muslim Twitter and is also regarded one of the best satirical Arab writers on Twitter. 

Abubaker said that the letter meant a lot to him, and that it changed his mind. “This is the other side of America. This is the best, best, best experience,” he said.

The letter’s picture went viral on Twitter and has been tweeted over 1.6 lakh times. Hend also said in another tweet: “This is the America that took us in as political refugees, the America that gave us a new home, & the America that keeps my hope alive today.”

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