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People Are Loving This Wholesome Gesture After A Muslim Teen Was Robbed

"This is just beyond wonderful."

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Ayman told BuzzFeed that last week he was on his way to meet someone he met through an app called Offer Up to buy an iPhone 7 Plus when he was beaten up and robbed.

A friend of mine was using the app "offerup" to buy a new phone but they jumped him and stole his phone AND car Pl…

Ayman said, "I came by two guys for help and they ended up taking my phone." After he'd been assaulted, a second group of people offered to help; but they were acquaintances of the first set of robbers and tricked their way into his car, assaulting him for a second time and stealing it.

He said he felt "extremely scared," but fortunately the police and an ambulance eventually came to his aid.


However, the day after the incident, Ayman's friends surprised him with an iPhone, a wallet with $400, and a car.

Today, our friend ayman got robbed/beat up, they took everything he had including his car, wallet, and his phone. T…

His friend, Waleed Mahdawi, 18, told BuzzFeed News that they bought him everything out of brotherhood and generosity: "My group of friends and I decided we should reimburse him with everything that he had stolen from him."

Waleed said that a dozen of his friends – mostly college students – chipped in to surprise Arafa.

He added, "We want to make a difference in our community and we want to send out a message that love truly beats hate."

But Waleed said it isn't something to joke about.

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"This isn't something to joke around about," Waleed said. "This is a group of people who turned our friend's life around in a whole other direction.

"At the end of the day I want everyone to know that as Muslims we were always taught to be kind and generous towards every human being.

"We think that setting an example for everyone on social media can truly set the tone for other people."


However, Waleed is accepting friendship applications.

Taking friend applications dm me for more info🤤