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Season 25, Episode 5 The Light in Her Eyes

First Aired: July 19, 2012

"The Light in Her Eyes" offers a vérité portrait of Houda al-Habash, a religiously observant Syrian woman who has defied tradition for the past 30 years by teaching the Koran to young girls at a school she runs at a Damascus mosque.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
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