It took Tyson awhile, but he completed "Umrah"—a holy pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia that all Muslims are highly encouraged to make—in July 2010. "I just left the Holy City of Mecca," he tweeted, "where I was blessed to have been able to make Umrah...Inshallah (God willing), Allah will continue to bless me to stay on the straight path."

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