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Khalil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer, poet, visual artist and Lebanese nationalist. Soon after his arrival to Boston, the young boy was enrolled at the Josiah Quincy School which was situated at 88 Tyler Street and that he attended from 30 September 1895 until 22 September 1898. It was during this period his English teacher called him by his father’s name – “Kahlil” – anglicising the spelling from 'Khalil to Kahlil'. She also found it odd that his first name is the same as his surname.» His father’s name was Khalil Saad Jubran, and this probably explains why the records of the Quincy School reported the student’s name as «Kahlil Gibran Jr. alias Assad»

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