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    Cabbie returns £13,000 left in taxi

    A New York City cab driver has been praised for returning over 21,000 US dollars (£l3,000) lost by a visitor from Europe.

    Italian Felicia Lettieri, 72, left her purse in a Manhattan taxi on Christmas Eve. It contained travelling money for her and six relatives.

    Police told them not to get their hopes up about finding it.

    But the cabbie, Mohammad "Mukal" Asadujjaman, drove about 50 miles, to a Long Island address he found in the purse. No-one was home, so he left his phone number and later returned with the money.

    The 28-year-old driver, from Bangladesh, said that as an observant Muslim he could not accept a reward offered by the grateful passenger.

    http://news.uk.msn.com/world/article...1717815&ucpg=2
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    Lulz.

    He could have bought a lot of fish with that. :holmes:
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    thread's already been made
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    Thread has been done.

    Story has become old.

    I have become bored.
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    lol! for once a muslim was on news even though he didn't kill or blow anything up..


    :curious:
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    So that's what an honest cabbie looks like then?
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    Good man.
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    What has his religion got to do with it?
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    Bloody Muslims, coming over here, taking our taxi driving jobs, stealing our glory for returning money
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    wow
    thats good.
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    (Original post by European Election Guy)
    Bloody Muslims, coming over here, taking our taxi driving jobs, stealing our glory for returning money
    Lol...

    Wait, he's American. :hmmm:

    GTFO.
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    And yet somehow the daily mail will still manage to turn this story into something against muslims and 'teh ev1l communists laber party!!!11!'
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    (Original post by farhan)
    said that as an observant Muslim he could not accept a reward offered by the grateful passenger.
    What was that you were saying, BNP?
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    (Original post by Star Scream)
    What has his religion got to do with it?
    Ditto.


    If he had blown himself up, stole the money, or beaten someone up, TSR's Muslims would be jumping down a thread starter's throat for daring to mention religion. :rolleyes: Seen it happen so many times.
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    meeehh I would do the same
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    Ditto.


    If he had blown himself up, stole the money, or beaten someone up, TSR's Muslims would be jumping down a thread starter's throat for daring to mention religion. :rolleyes: Seen it happen so many times.
    Agreed. Usually when there is a negative news story (posted on here) about someone, where 'Muslim' is mentioned, there is suddenly a flood of objection.
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    His religion has a lot to do with it. He did this because of his religion. I have noticed that a lot of people on TSR tie the Muslim religion to everything that is bad and are quick to ask why the Muslim religion is tied to things that are good.
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    Very impressive. Guy didn't even take an award.
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    (Original post by timdecade)
    His religion has a lot to do with it. He did this because of his religion.
    The article does not mention that he gave the money back due to his religious beliefs, only that he did not accept a reward. If I gave someone their purse back, I probably would object to and would not expect a reward.

    Morality is something which can exist outside of religion, you know. There are also plenty of Jews, Muslims and Christians who would take the money. Furthermore, there are plenty of non-believers who would return the money as well.
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    Does it matter what religion he follows or where he is from?
    He did a good deed
 
 
 
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