When the clam was pried open, and the meat scraped out, the local chief beheld something marvelous: a massive pearl, its sheen like satin. In its surface, the chief discerned the face of the prophet muhammad. Clam, his body was brought to the surface by his fellow tribesmen in palawan, a province of the philippines, in may 1934. And those who rely on commentators like sean hannity, laura ingraham, rush limbaugh, and tucker carlson for information lack many relevant facts. Support 160 years of independent journalism.