Ghazala Khan answers Donald Trump with a moving essay about her son

Ghazala and Khizr Khan
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In his scattershot response to the viral Democratic National Convention speech that questioned his knowledge of the Constitution, Republican Donald Trump suggested that Ghazala Khan, the mother of a Muslim U.S. soldier who was killed in Iraq, did not join her husband in speaking because her religion would not allow it.

Khan replied to Trump with a moving essay that recounted memories of her son, Captain Humayun Khan, at The Washington Post Sunday morning:

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