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In the throes of a passionate romance, many a woman has found herself abandoning common sense and rushing down the aisle toward matrimony.


All too often, such whirlwind marriages end badly. But when the woman is a Christian and the man she marries is Muslim, the consequences of a hasty union may be far more severe than vicious child custody battles and endless squabbling over how to divide up the couple's assets in the divorce settlement.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454