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The Calling: Bilal Ansari

Clip: Season 12 Episode 8 | 10m 38s

Bilal Ansari is an African American father of three and a student in the Islamic Chaplaincy Program at Hartford Seminary. He works tirelessly in the Connecticut prison system, where inmates often convert to Islam, but where he is also the victim of a hate crime perpetrated by some of his co-workers.

Aired: 12/20/10

Rating: TV-PG

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