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Ted Hakey Jr.    

Former U.S. Marine & Activist against Islamophobia

Ted Hakey Jr. is a former United States Marine. You may have read about Ted Hakey’s story in the news. On November of 2015 Ted had shot multiple rounds into the Mosque next door to his house in response to the Paris Attacks by Terrorists claiming to be Muslim. After that everything changed. He was forgiven by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, whose Mosque he shot, and immediately became very close to them. His hatred for Islam and bias towards Muslims disappeared in an instant. Ted has done a myriad of interviews worldwide. His video was number one most watched worldwide on BBC. His story was also on NBC’s national Today Show. Ted spoke to 9,000 people at the 2015 Jasla Salana, America’s oldest and largest Islamic convention, in Harrisburg, PA. Ted was born in 1967 Bridgeport, CT and went to St Joseph’s School from 1973-1981. Ted attended Emmett O’Brien RVTS High School from 1981-1985. Ted served our country as a United States Marine from 1986-1990. Ted was a member of the James Gang Motorcycle Club from 2001-2008. Ted was a Hells Angels member, Bridgeport CT charter. He was also a business owner from 1994 -2014. His hobbies used to be competitive sniper competitions. The felony charge put a damper on that. Ted feels he can help cure people who harbor hate and animosity in their hearts.


Forgiveness From a Mosque - YouTube
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Ted Hakey Jr. - YouTube
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Speech Topics

Diversity & Inclusion

Overcoming Adversity

National Security

Social Responsibility

Middle East

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