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Imagining New Heroes for Muslim Children

  • Aired: 10/13/2011
  • 01:19
  • Rating: TV-PG
Naif Al-Mutawa, the creator of The 99, describes reading about a Palestinian businessman who published a sticker book called the Intifada Album that extolled the virtues of suicide bombers. He would cite this as an example to potential funders for his own project, explaining that Muslim children needed new heroes.
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The creator of The 99 describes what inspired him to create Islamic superheroes.
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