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Submitted by Linda Haslam (United States), Apr 10, 2008 at 11:01

Some scholars contend that Muhammed was poisoned. That his death occurred when his child-bride was 18 might not be coincidence. After all, if Muhammed had developed a taste for young girls--Abu Bakr could have been losing his influence with Muhammed; and it was Aiesha who reported that Muhammed had designated her father as his successor. Fiction or Faction--it might make a good novel.

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