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Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Sgt. 1st Class Naida Hosan is not a Muslim -- she's a Catholic. But her name sounded Islamic to fellow U.S. soldiers in Iraq, and they would taunt her, calling her "Sgt. Hussein" and asking what God she prayed to. So before deploying to Afghanistan last year for her second war tour, she legally changed her name -- to Naida Christian Nova. This did not solve her problems....

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