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Story that will move you!

A must read story of the not so prominent Sahabee – Julay’beeb رضي الله عنهم. It is narrated in the Books of History that Julay’beeb رضي الله عنهم was a Sahabee who was: • short in height • deformed in appearance • his lineage was not known • no one knew who his parents had been • with no clan to protect him • no tribe willing to accept him as their own • he cut a lonely figure even the small children of Madinah would tease & mock him • owing to his disabilities no one would allow him to sit in their company.
He survived as best he could, many a lonely night in Madinah he spent wondering the streets in despair, tears of desperation would run down his cheeks, there was no one willing to offer him love or compassion, he had no family & not a single friend in the world.
Life for him was a lonely struggle.
After the arrival of the Prophet of Allaah ﷺ to Madinah, the fortunes of Julay’beeb رضي الله عنهم changed.
He would go & sit in the company of the Prophet ﷺ & listen intently, rarely…