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about his flagrant injustice with regard to assigning "true," or original, names to his followers. Elijah never did favor certain old faithfuls with any but an "X" name  said and added his observation that these slighted Muslims were those who achieved no material gain or fame in Elijah's eyes. Although recalled that Elijah had said he could not give out these names, that it was up to Allah, he noted that Elijah's favorites, such as his personal secretaries, received their "true" names quite early.  learned of his while he was listening to a radio broadcast. He commented, "I am honored."

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