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No, it is correct, her Grandfather was names Ali but changed his name to Magan so that became the legal name of his descendants. But in traditional societies people often know other people by their nicknames, or even by their parents' or grandparents' names or nicknames. This is all bullshit.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed May 17th, 2006 at 05:54:18 AM EST
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