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"Sheik Hassoun prepared the body for burial in accordance with Moslem ritual. Removing the Western clothing in which the body had been on display, Sheik Hassoun washed the body with special holy oil. Then he draped the body in the traditional seven white linen shrouds, called kafan. Only the face with its reddish mustache and goatee was left exposed.” (491) 
[img via malcolm-x.org]

"Sheik Hassoun prepared the body for burial in accordance with Moslem ritual. Removing the Western clothing in which the body had been on display, Sheik Hassoun washed the body with special holy oil. Then he draped the body in the traditional seven white linen shrouds, called kafan. Only the face with its reddish mustache and goatee was left exposed.” (491) 

[img via malcolm-x.org]

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