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‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s purpose in coming to America

Mahmud's Diary
July 23, 1912
Boston, MA

[Upon His arrival in Boston some journalists] … questioned Him about His purpose in coming to America. The Master replied:

I came for the peace gatherings in America. They are good. But their efforts must not end in words alone. I pray that they may receive confirmation so that this country may become the center of efforts for peace.