September 10, 2010 3:10 AM

Commentary: Curb intolerance by building personal relationships

We met on a bus. Rosila Ishmael was a recent graduate of one of Malaysia's universities. She was angling for a job on a newspaper. I was taking a break from newspaper work to live in her country as a volunteer for a nonprofit group. I think about her these days, as commentators around the world discuss mosques and extremism and the differences among us.

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