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Ohio Convert Leaves State Custody as She Turns 18

Rifqa Bary, in court in March, has been released from state custody. Credit: Jay LaPrete, AP
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio judge released a runaway Christian teenager from state custody on Tuesday, her 18th birthday, ending an ugly legal battle t...

Muslim Parents Scrap Agreement On Runaway Daughter

Fathima Rifqa Bary sits in court during her hearing in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009. Credit: Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda, Orlando Sentinel / MCT
And they lived happily ever after? Not so fast. Two weeks ago, it looked like the M...

Runaway Teen Convert Forced to Return Home

Rifqa Bary, 17, ran away from home when her family allegedly became upset over her choice to convert to Christianity. Credit: WFTV
A Florida judge ruled that an Ohio teen who claimed her father threatened to kill her for converting to Christianit...


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